Historical Events In December - 13
Monday, 01 March 2021
1956 Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires on this day in history.
1958 Ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed on this day in history.
1959 Archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus on December - 13.
1959 On this day in history archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus
1960 Italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals) on this day in history.
1961 On December - 13 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 On December - 13 relay 1 communication satellite launched
1963 Capitol records signs right of first refusal agreement with the Beatles on this day in history.
1963 Capital records signs right of 1st refusal agreement with Beatles on this day in history.
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 On this day in history shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf
1965 Algerian president Boumedienne visits Moscow on this day in history.
1966 1st US bombing of Hanoi on December - 13.
1966 Charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer on December - 13.
1967 On this day in history united Soccer Assn & Natl Pro Soccer League merge into NASL
1968 On December - 13 playland at the Beach reopens
1968 Playland at Beach reopens on December - 13.
1968 On this day in history siegfried Reda, composer, dies at 52
1969 Arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant" on December - 13.
1969 On this day in history raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83
1970 On December - 13 greg Chappell scores 108 on Test debut v England at the WACA
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 Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1975 Cyril Delevanti, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis), dies at 88 on December - 13.
1976 On this day in history golden Gate Bridge District starts ferry service to Larkspur
1976 Longest non-stop passenger airflight (Sydney to San Francisco 13h14m) on December - 13.
1976 On December - 13 eduard Claudius, writer, dies
1977 On this day in history entire University of Evansville basketball team, die in plane crash