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 This day in History - March 13
412 Historic Events for March 13
1975

Landon Wilson, St Louis, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)

Birth
1975

Ruth Schaumann, German author/painter/sculptor, dies at 75

Death
1975

Ivo Andric, Yugoslavian author (Nemiri-Nobel 1961), dies at 82

Death
1975

Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier, dies at 71

Death
1975

Jean Del Val, actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces), dies at 83

Death
1975

Bernard Slade's "Same Time, Next Year," premieres in NYC

Event
1976

Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch comedian/poet, dies at 77

Death
1977

Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test

Event
1977

Fanie Lou Hamer, freedom fighter, dies

Death
1977

Jan Patocka, Czech philosopher, dies in prison

Death
1978

Moluccans "suicide commandos" occupies Province house

Event
1978

David McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91

Death
1978

Ghulam Mustafa Guard, cricketer (3 wkts in 2 Tests for India), dies

Death
1979

Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick

Event
1979

Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement

Event
1979

European Monetary System is established, ECU created

Event
1980

Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61

Death
1980

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Dortmund won by Jan Hoffmann GDR

Event
1980

Ford Motor Co found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto

Event
1980

Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:13.60)

Event
1981

Attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca

Event
1981

NCAA St Joseph's upsets top seed DePaul

Event
1982

Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship

Event
1982

Wilfred Hawker, Suriname sgt-major, executed

Death
1982

Worlds Ladies Fig Skate Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA)

Event