Historical Events In December - 13
Thursday, 03 December 2020
1978 On this day in history susan B Anthony dollar, first US coin to honor a woman, issued
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 December - 13.
1989 On December - 13 forced repatriation of Vietnamese in Hong Kong
1990 President De Klerk of S Africa meets with Mandela to talk of end of apartheid on December - 13.
1990 The United Nations launch an aid appeal, when new famine threatens Ethiopia on this day in history.
1991 Both Koreas sign an accord calling for reconciliation on December - 13.
1991 New York assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud on this day in history.
1993 Hubble Space Telescope repaired on this day in history.
1998 On this day in history 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.
2005 On this day in history a 6.7 magnitude earthquake rocks South Asia.
2005 On this day in history birth of Prince Aymeric of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium
2005 Birth of Prince Nicolas of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium on this day in history.
2005 Mass race riots in Sydney, Australia, involving up to 5,00 youths on this day in history.
2006 On December - 13 the Chinese River Dolphin or Baiji becomes extinct.
2006 On this day in history u.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) suffers a stroke during a radio interview.
2007 Entry into force of the revised version of the European Patent Convention (EPC), known as the EPC 2000 on this day in history.
2007 On December - 13 european leaders sign the Treaty of Lisbon in Lisbon.
2007 On this day in history 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 Prehistoric bones of a penguin as tall as a human (1.77m) found on Otago beach, New Zealand, reported in "Nature Communications" on this day in history.
2017 Prime Minister Theresa May 's UK Conservative government loses key vote in Parliament for an amendment to allow MPs to vote on Brexit on this day in history.
2017 Democratic Republic of Congo jails for life 11 militiamen for raping 40 children, including a local MP on this day in history.
2017 Salma Hayek accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and threatening to kill her on this day in history.
2017 On December - 13 online dictionery Merriam-Webster's most searched word of the year is Feminism
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 Cease-fire in port city of Hudaydah, Yemen, by Houthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition announced by the UN on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history passenger train collides with maintenance locomotive in Ankara, Turkey, killing at least 9 and injuring 47