Historical Events In December - 13
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1956 On December - 13 dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires
1958 On December - 13 ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed
1959 On this day in history archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus
1959 Archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus on this day in history.
1960 Italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals) on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein
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 On this day in history capitol records signs right of first refusal agreement with the Beatles
1963 On December - 13 capital records signs right of 1st refusal agreement with Beatles
1963 Hubert ME Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45), dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1964 On December - 13 shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf
1965 On this day in history algerian president Boumedienne visits Moscow
1966 1st US bombing of Hanoi on December - 13.
1966 On this day in history charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer
1967 United Soccer Assn & Natl Pro Soccer League merge into NASL on December - 13.
1968 On December - 13 playland at the Beach reopens
1968 Playland at Beach reopens on December - 13.
1968 On December - 13 siegfried Reda, composer, dies at 52
1969 Arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant" on December - 13.
1969 Raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83 on December - 13.
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 December - 13 john Sinclair (sentence: 10 yrs, sold 2 marijuana joints) is freed
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 December - 13.
1974 On this day in history malta becomes a republic
1974 On December - 13 rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66
1975 On this day in history cyril Delevanti, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis), dies at 88
1976 On December - 13 golden Gate Bridge District starts ferry service to Larkspur
1976 Longest non-stop passenger airflight (Sydney to San Francisco 13h14m) on December - 13.
1976 Eduard Claudius, writer, dies on December - 13.
1977 Entire University of Evansville basketball team, die in plane crash on December - 13.