Historical Events In December - 13
Sunday, 07 August 2022
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