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 This day in History - December 13
387 Historic Events for December 13
1989

Walter Davis (Denver) ends NBA free throw streak of 53 games

Event
1990

"Peter Pan" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 45 performances

Event
1990

Friedrich Drrenmatt, Swiss writer (Besuch der alten Dame), dies at 69

Death
1990

Alice Marble, Calif, tennis star, dies at 77

Death
1990

Heavy earthquake strikes Sicily, 18 die

Event
1990

Pres De Klerk of S Afr meets with Mandela to talk of end of apartheid

Event
1991

Ricky Pierce (Seattle) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games

Event
1991

Both Koreas sign an accord calling for reconcilliation

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1991

NY assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud

Event
1991

Andr‚ Pieyre de Mandiargues, French writer (La marge), dies at 82

Death
1992

Dawn Coe-Jone wins Pizza-La LPGA Match Play Golf Championship

Event
1992

"Show Off" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances

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1992

FCC fines Infinity Broadcasting $600,000

Event
1992

Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orch leader (duivelswiel), dies

Death
1993

Myrna Loy, actress (Thin Man, Vanity Fair), dies at 88

Death
1993

Fire in textile factory in Fuzjou China, 60 killed

Event
1993

Charles JB Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer: Ogentroost, dies at 87

Death
1993

Deadline for Israeli troop withdrawal from Gaza, they don't

Event
1993

Dow Jones hits record 3764.43

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1993

Space shuttle STS-61 (Endeavour 5), lands

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1994

Norman Beaton, actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), dies at 60

Death
1994

Herman W "Fritz" Liebert, US librarian/Yale-curator, dies at 83

Death
1994

Antoine Pinay, PM of France (1952-53), dies

Death
1994

American Eagle commuter plane crashes in NC, killing 15

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1995

Christopher Reeves released from physical rehab center

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