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 This day in History - July 13
330 Historic Events for July 13
1978

Lee Iacocca fired as Ford Motor Pres by chairman Henry Ford II

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1978

Alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to 8 years

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1978

Albania drops diplomatic relations with China PR

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1978

Antonio Veretti, composer, dies at 78

Death
1979

George Harrison releases "Faster"

Event
1979

Corine Griffith, dies at 84

Death
1979

Calif's Nolan Ryan and Boston's Steve Renko each lose no-hitters in 9th

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1980

35th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott

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1980

Seretse Khama, 1st president of Botswana, dies

Death
1980

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1980

Lori Fredrickson, Aurora Ill, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)

Birth
1982

John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85

Death
1982

Edith Heerdegen, dies at 69

Death
1982

53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal

Event
1982

Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed

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1982

All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cin Reds)

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1984

Sergei Bubka of USSR pole vaults a record 5.89 m

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1984

Jeff Beck quits Rod Stewart's tour after 7 shows

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1984

Eddie Van Halen joins in, in a Jacksons concert

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1985

"Live Aid" concert raises over $70 million for African famine relief

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1985

NY Yankees retire Roger Maris (9) and Elston Howard (32) uniforms

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1987

Patience Collier, dies

Death
1987

Federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials

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1988

Huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51

Death
1988

9th Emmy Sports Award presentation

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