Thursday, January 13, 2011
Floods in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
n military forces begin pulling out of Somalia
, where they have tried to maintain order for nearly two years.ref name=bbc-somali-joy
Saturday, January 13, 2007
The Greek ship "Server" breaks in half off the Norwegian
coast, releasing over 200 tons of crude oil
The energy dispute between Russia and Belarus is resolved after about 10 hours of negotiations between Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov and his Belarusian counterpart, Sergey Sidorsky. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6257745.stm
Tuesday, January 13, 2004
War on Terrorism: Six more suspects were arrested in Bournemouth in England in connection with the investigation into ricin found in London. This brings the total of those arrested to eleven.
Saturday, January 13, 2001
Saturday, January 13, 1996
Italy's prime minister, Lamberto Dini
, resigns after the failure of all-party talks to confirm him. New talks are initiated by president Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
to form a new government.
Wednesday, January 13, 1988
Tuesday, January 13, 1987
New York mafiosi
Anthony Fat Tony Salerno and Carmine Peruccia are sentenced to 100 years in prison for racketeering
Wednesday, January 13, 1982
Thursday, January 13, 1972
Louis Leakey announces the discovery of pre-human fossils in Kenya he names the species "Kenyapithecus africanus".
January 15 The first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10.
, the trial begins of Wilhelm Harster
, accused of the murder of 82,856 Jews (including Anne Frank
) when he led German security police during the German occupation of the Netherlands
. He is eventually sentenced to 15 years in prison.
A military coup occurs in Togo under the leadership of Etienne Eyadema.
The United Kingdom enters the first round of negotiations for European Economic Community membership in Rome.
Thursday, January 13, 1966
Robert C. Weaver becomes the first African American Cabinet member, by being appointed United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
"Hello, Dolly!" opens in New York City's St. James Theatre.
, the first American to orbit the earth, resigns from the space program.
Saturday, January 13, 1962
allies itself with the People's Republic of China.
Tuesday, January 13, 1959
Finland forms diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China.
Saturday, January 13, 1945
WWII: The Soviet Union occupies Warsaw, Poland.
WWII: A day after beginning the Vistula-Oder Offensive, the Soviets launch the East Prussian Offensive to eliminate German forces in East Prussia.
Wednesday, January 13, 1943
All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law .
Saturday, January 13, 1934
The flu epidemic has claimed 804 victims in Britain
Tuesday, January 13, 1920
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, is founded on the cus of Howard University in Washington, D.C.
The World War I Allies demand that the Netherlands extradite the German Kaiser Wilhelm II, who has fled there.
Worker's councils in Berlin end the general strike
Spartacus Week is over.
Thursday, January 13, 1916
In Browning, Montana
, the temperature drops from +6.7°C to -48.8°C (44°F to -56°F) in one day, the greatest change ever on record for a 24-hour period.
Wednesday, January 13, 1915
The Independent Labour Party of the UK has its first meeting.
Saturday, January 13, 1849
Second Anglo-Sikh War ndash British forces retreat from the Battle of Tooele.
Wednesday, January 13, 1847
Tuesday, January 13, 1846
The steamship ''Lexington''
burns and sinks in icy waters, four miles off the coast of Long Island
139 die, only four survive.
Saturday, January 13, 1759
Távora affair: The Távora family is executed following accusations of the attempted regicide of Joseph I of Portugal
Saturday, January 13, 1607
The Bank of Genoa fails after the announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain.
Thursday, January 3, 1544 (Julianian calendar)
Thursday, January 6, 1177 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, January 6, 1129 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, January 7, 1005 (Julianian calendar)
October ndash Defeat of Long Ngân
and his death in Thạch Hà by hands of natives.
Lê Trung Tông succeeds Lê Hoàn as the emperor of Vietnam, preceding anarchy and 8 months succession war with Long Ngân and other princes.
Tuesday, January 9, 888 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, January 11, 532 (Julianian calendar)