Historical Events In December - 13
Monday, 03 August 2020
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 this day in history.
1959 Archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus on this day in history.
1960 On December - 13 italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)
1961 On December - 13 beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein
1961 Grandma [Anna M] Moses, US painter, dies at 101 on December - 13.
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 Capital records signs right of 1st refusal agreement with Beatles on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history 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 December - 13 shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf
1965 On December - 13 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 United Soccer Assn & Natl Pro Soccer League merge into NASL on December - 13.
1968 On this day in history playland at the Beach reopens
1968 On this day in history playland at Beach reopens
1968 On this day in history siegfried Reda, composer, dies at 52
1969 Arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant" on this day in history.
1969 On December - 13 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 On December - 13 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 Max Mell, Austria artillery officer/literary, dies at 88 on this day in history.
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 On December - 13 malta becomes a republic
1974 Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66 on December - 13.
1975 On December - 13 cyril Delevanti, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis), dies at 88
1976 Golden Gate Bridge District starts ferry service to Larkspur on December - 13.
1976 On December - 13 longest non-stop passenger airflight (Sydney to San Francisco 13h14m)
1976 On December - 13 eduard Claudius, writer, dies
1977 Entire University of Evansville basketball team, die in plane crash on December - 13.