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Historical Events In December - 13

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1956  On this day in history dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires  

1958  Ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed on this day in history.  

1959  Archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus on this day in history.  

1959  On December - 13 archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus  

1960  On this day in history italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)  

1961  Beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein on this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history grandma [Anna M] Moses, US painter, dies at 101  

1962  Relay 1 communication satellite launched on this day in history.  

1963  Capitol records signs right of first refusal agreement with the Beatles on December - 13.  

1963  On this day in history capital records signs right of 1st refusal agreement with Beatles  

1963  Hubert ME Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45), dies at 79 on December - 13.  

1964  On this day in history in El Paso, TX, LBJ and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting Rio Grande, to reshape US-Mexico border  

1964  Shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf on December - 13.  

1965  On this day in history algerian president Boumedienne visits Moscow  

1966  On this day in history 1st US bombing of Hanoi  

1966  On December - 13 charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer  

1967  On December - 13 united Soccer Assn & Natl Pro Soccer League merge into NASL  

1968  Playland at the Beach reopens on December - 13.  

1968  On December - 13 playland at Beach reopens  

1968  Siegfried Reda, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1969  On December - 13 arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant"  

1969  On December - 13 raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83  

1970  Greg Chappell scores 108 on Test debut v England at the WACA on December - 13.  

1971  John Sinclair (sentence 10 yrs, sold 2 marijuana joints) is freed on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history john Sinclair (sentence: 10 yrs, sold 2 marijuana joints) is freed  

1971  On December - 13 max Mell, Austria artillery officer/literary, dies at 88  

1972  On December - 13 an HC-1 Detachment Five SH-3G Sea King helicopter, stationed aboard Oriskany, rescued a VFP-63 pilot involved in operations in the Tonkin Gulf while on Yankee Station. This was the fifteenth pilot rescued by HC-1  

1974  On December - 13 malta becomes a republic  

1974  On December - 13 rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66  

1975  Cyril Delevanti, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1976  Golden Gate Bridge District starts ferry service to Larkspur on December - 13.  

1976  Longest non-stop passenger airflight (Sydney to San Francisco 13h14m) on December - 13.  

1976  On December - 13 eduard Claudius, writer, dies  

1977  On December - 13 entire University of Evansville basketball team, die in plane crash  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1521  Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) was born on December - 13.  

1533  Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) was born on this day in history.  

1553  On December - 13 birth of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)  

1585  On December - 13 birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

1640  On December - 13 birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on December - 13.  

1678  Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735) was born on December - 13.  

1720  On this day in history birth of carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On December - 13 pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies  

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

1124  On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies  

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.  

1204  On December - 13 maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69  

1250  On December - 13 frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

1404  On December - 13 albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

1466  On December - 13 death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)  

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