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