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 This day in History - January 13
373 Historic Events for January 13
1992

Josef Neckermann, German founder mail-order firm/travel bureau, dies

Death
1993

Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena - Cowboys beat Bills

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1993

Rene Pleven, PM of France (1950-51, 51-52), dies

Death
1993

STS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit

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1994

Johan J Holst, Norwegian min of defense/foreign affairs, dies at 56

Death
1994

Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist, dies at 79

Death
1994

Tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt and Derrick Brian Smith arrested and charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan

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1994

Italian govt of Ciampi resigns

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1995

Arnold Smith, painter (Vigelius Prize 1935), dies at 89

Death
1995

Maxwell Henley Harris, Austrian poet/publisher (Critics), dies at 73

Death
1995

Ruby Starr, vocalist (Grey Ghost), dies of brain tumor at 44

Death
1995

Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop, dies at 81

Death
1995

America3 becomes 1st all-female crew to win an America's Cup race

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1995

26 HNL teams unanimously ratify agreement to end NHL strike

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1996

Willian Myuon Bany Guerrilla leader, dies

Death
1996

Denise Grey, [Edouardine Verthuy], actress (Julietta), dies at 99

Death
1997

William Mills, painter, dies at 74

Death
1998

"Patti LaBelle On Broadway," opens at St James Theater NYC

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1998

CBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years

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1999

Basketball player Michael Jordan announces his retirement only to return in 2001

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2000

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position

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2001

Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 strikes El Salvador, killing more than 840 people

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2003

Rock musician Pete Townshend of The Who was arrested in London on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children. He was later cleared.

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