Historical Events In December - 13
Sunday, 07 March 2021
1978 Susan B Anthony dollar, first US coin to honor a woman, issued on December - 13.
1979 Jon Hall, actor (Ramor of the Jungle), dies at 66 on December - 13.
1981 On December - 13 polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists
1982 On December - 13 north Yemen earthquake in Yemen killing 2,800 people
1983 On December - 13 martha Layne Collins inaugurated as Kentucky's first female governor
1984 Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder suffers first stroke on this day in history.
1988 Arafat addresses UN in Geneva on this day in history.
1989 Forced repatriation of Vietnamese in Hong Kong on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history president De Klerk of S Africa meets with Mandela to talk of end of apartheid
1990 On December - 13 the United Nations launch an aid appeal, when new famine threatens Ethiopia
1991 Both Koreas sign an accord calling for reconciliation on this day in history.
1991 New York assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud on December - 13.
1993 On this day in history hubble Space Telescope repaired
1998 Ottawa Central Railway, a subsidiary of RailLink's Quebec Railway Corporation, commences operation over the CN Beachburg subdivision between Ottawa and Pembroke, ON as well as the Walkley line in Ottawa. The Ottawa Central also received running rights over the Alexandria subdivision between Ottawa and Coteau on December - 13.
2005 A 6.7 magnitude earthquake rocks South Asia on this day in history.
2005 Birth of Prince Aymeric of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium on December - 13.
2005 On December - 13 birth of Prince Nicolas of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium
2005 On December - 13 mass race riots in Sydney, Australia, involving up to 5,00 youths.
2006 On this day in history the Chinese River Dolphin or Baiji becomes extinct.
2006 U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) suffers a stroke during a radio interview on this day in history.
2007 Entry into force of the revised version of the European Patent Convention (EPC), known as the EPC 2000 on December - 13.
2007 On this day in history european leaders sign the Treaty of Lisbon in Lisbon.
2007 On December - 13 former US Senator George J. Mitchell publicly releases a report accusing 88 retired and active Major League Baseball players of anabolic steroid use.
2012 On December - 13 a car bombing in Qatana, outside Damascus, kills 16 people and injures 12
2014 Divisions emerge between rich and poor nations at the UN climate change talks in Peru on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history scientists begin checking interstellar asteroid Oumuamua for signs of alien technology through radio signals
2017 On December - 13 prehistoric bones of a penguin as tall as a human (1.77m) found on Otago beach, New Zealand, reported in "Nature Communications"
2017 On this day in history prime Minister Theresa May 's UK Conservative government loses key vote in Parliament for an amendment to allow MPs to vote on Brexit
2017 Democratic Republic of Congo jails for life 11 militiamen for raping 40 children, including a local MP on this day in history.
2017 On December - 13 salma Hayek accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and threatening to kill her
2017 Online dictionery Merriam-Webster's most searched word of the year is Feminism on this day in history.
2018 Actress Eliza Dushku revealed received $9.5 million settlement from CBS after sexual harassment on set of "Bull" from actor Michael Weatherley on December - 13.
2018 On this day in history cease-fire in port city of Hudaydah, Yemen, by Houthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition announced by the UN
2018 On December - 13 passenger train collides with maintenance locomotive in Ankara, Turkey, killing at least 9 and injuring 47