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 This day in History - January 13
373 Historic Events for January 13
1986

NCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams

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1986

South Yemen Pres Ali Nasser Mohammed's bodyguard shoots opponents

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1987

E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies

Death
1987

7 top NY Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each

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1987

W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking

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1988

LA Dodger/SD Padre Steve Garvey retires

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1988

Chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69

Death
1988

Supreme Court rules (5-3) public school officials have broad powers to censor school newspapers, plays and other expressive activities

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1989

Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51

Death
1989

Jerry Parks, Okla defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate

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1989

"Ryan's Hope" ends 13« year run on ABC-TV

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1989

Computers across Britain hit by "Friday the 13th" virus

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1989

Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence

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1989

Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq

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1989

"Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain

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1990

1st elected US black governor inaugurated (Douglas Wilder-Virginia)

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1991

42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg South Africa

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1991

12th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 25 awards

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1991

Phil Mickelson wins PGA Northern Telecom Golf Open

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1991

Pres Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected

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1991

Soccer stadium riot in Orkney South Africa, at least 40 die

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1991

UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam

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1992

Yvonne Bryceland, actress (Road to Mecca), dies of cancer at 66

Death
1992

Excavation of new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) begins

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1992

US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane

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