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Historical Events In December - 13

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

1958  On this day in history ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed  

1959  Archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus on December - 13.  

1959  Archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus on December - 13.  

1960  On December - 13 italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)  

1961  On this day in history beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein  

1961  On December - 13 grandma [Anna M] Moses, US painter, dies at 101  

1962  Relay 1 communication satellite launched on December - 13.  

1963  On December - 13 capitol records signs right of first refusal agreement with the Beatles  

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

1963  On December - 13 hubert ME Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45), dies at 79  

1964  In El Paso, TX, LBJ and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting Rio Grande, to reshape US-Mexico border on December - 13.  

1964  On this day in history shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf  

1965  On this day in history algerian president Boumedienne visits Moscow  

1966  On December - 13 1st US bombing of Hanoi  

1966  Charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer on December - 13.  

1967  United Soccer Assn & Natl Pro Soccer League merge into NASL on this day in history.  

1968  On December - 13 playland at the Beach reopens  

1968  Playland at Beach reopens on this day in history.  

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

1969  Arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant" on December - 13.  

1969  Raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1970  On December - 13 greg Chappell scores 108 on Test debut v England at the WACA  

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

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

1971  On this day in history max Mell, Austria artillery officer/literary, dies at 88  

1972  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 on this day in history.  

1974  Malta becomes a republic on December - 13.  

1974  On this day in history rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66  

1975  On December - 13 cyril Delevanti, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis), dies at 88  

1976  On this day in history golden Gate Bridge District starts ferry service to Larkspur  

1976  On this day in history longest non-stop passenger airflight (Sydney to San Francisco 13h14m)  

1976  Eduard Claudius, writer, dies on December - 13.  

1977  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1533  On this day in history birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on this day in history.  

1585  William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649) was born on December - 13.  

1640  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on December - 13.  

1662  On this day in history birth of francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)  

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

1720  On December - 13 birth of carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)  

Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies  

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1126  On December - 13 hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies  

1204  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.  

1250  On this day in history frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

1466  On this day in history death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)  

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