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 This day in History - January 13
373 Historic Events for January 13
1980

Andr‚ Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78

Death
1980

"King of Schnorrers" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 63 perfs

Event
1980

Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium

Event
1980

Togo's constitution becomes effective

Event
1981

Islander's Mike Bossy's 15th career hat trick-4 goals

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1981

Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to May Swenson and Howard Nemerov

Event
1981

Barbara Sonntag, Colo, crochets record 147 stitches/min for 1/2 hour

Event
1981

Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83

Death
1982

Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame

Event
1982

Air Florida 737 took off in a snowstorm, crashes into 14th St Bridge in Washington, DC, and falls into Potomac River, killing 78

Event
1982

Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69

Death
1983

John McHugh, actor (Unspeakable), dies of a heart attack at 69

Death
1983

Doodles Weaver, comedian (Spike Jones and City Slickers), dies at 71

Death
1983

D Mack Reynolds, US writer (Amazon Planet, Once Departed), dies

Death
1983

Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74

Death
1983

AMA urges ban on boxing sites Muhammad Ali's deteriorating condition

Event
1983

Qu‚bec Nordiques play 251st NHL game without being shut out

Event
1984

TV anchor Christine Craft wins $325,000 in her case against KMBC-TV

Event
1985

Carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's teatime movie hostess, dies at 42

Death
1985

Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders

Event
1985

23rd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats USA in Nagoya Japan (2-1)

Event
1985

99-yr-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course

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1985

Express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428

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1985

Cerberal Palsy telethon raises $17,1000,000

Event
1986

Abdel Fattah Ismail, president of South-Yemen (19??-80), murdered

Death