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Important Events Of March 13



1996    Sri Lanka beat India in World Cup semi as riots stop play
1996    Thomas Hamilton kills 16 kindergardeners, their teacher and himself
1995    9th Soul Train Music Awards: Boyz II Men, Anita Baker win
1995    Anti fascist Kazachstan anti-parliament forms
1995    Hungarian Forint devalued 9%
1995    Istanbul police shoot dead 16 Alawitische demonstrators
1994    33.3% of Austria votes for ultra-right FP
1994    Cuba Godding, Jr. (26) weds Sara Kapfer (26)
1994    Donna Andrews wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
1994    Oil tank/airship crash at Bosporus (huge fire/15+ killed)
1994    President Mangope of Bophuthaswana deposed
1993    Blizzard of '93 hits north-east U.S.
1992    570 die in a Turkish earthquake
1992    FCC rules companies can own 30 AM and 30 FM stations (formerly 12)
1992    Martina Navratilova and Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit
1991    Exxon pays $1-billion dollars in fines and cleanup of Valdez oil spill
1990    Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada
1989    27th shuttle, Discovery 8, launched, 1st woman to do the countdown
1989    FDA orders recall of all Chilean fruit in U.S.
1989    U.S. space shuttle STS-29 launched
1988    14th People's Choice Awards: Fatal Attraction, Bill Cosby. win
1987    Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)
1987    John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering
1987    Washington Caps score 5 goals against Toronto in 3 minutes and 3 seconds
1986    Soyuz T-15 carries 2 cosmonauts to Soviet space station Mir
1985    Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow)
1985    Michael Secrest (U.S.) begins 24-hour ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
1984    Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
1984    WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
1983    "Woman of the Year" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 770 performances
1983    1st USFL overtime game-Birmingham Stallions beat Oakld Invaders 20-14
1982    Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)
1982    Ice Pairs Championship at Copenhagen won by Baess and Thierbach (GDR)
1982    Men's Figure Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
1982    Worlds Ladies Fig Skate Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA)
1982    Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship
1981    NCAA St. Joseph's upsets top seed DePaul
1980    Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:13.60)
1980    Ford Motor Company found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto
1980    Men's Figure Skating Championship in Dortmund won by Jan Hoffmann GDR
1979    European Monetary System is established, ECU created
1979    Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement
1979    Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick
1978    Moluccans "suicide commandos" occupies Province house
1977    Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
1975    Bernard Slade's "Same Time, Next Year," premieres in New York City
1974    Charles de Gaulle Airport opens near Paris
1974    Glenn Turner scores twin tons for New Zealand's 1st win against Australia
1973    Syria adopts constitution
1973    "Irene" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 605 performances
1973    Minskoff Theater opens at 200 W 45th St. New York City
1971    Live at Fillmore East recorded
1970    100 year Beehive anniversary ends in brawl in Amsterdam
1970    Digital Equipment Corp introduces PDP-11 minicomputer
1970    SF city employees begin 4-day strike
1969    Apollo 9 returns to Earth
1968    Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK
1967    Congo sentences ex-premier Moise Tsjombe to death
1967    Robert Anderson's "You Know I Can't Hear You ...," premieres in New York City
1966    Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lagunita Golf Invitational
1965    Beatles' "Eight Days a Week," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
1965    Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton of the Yardbirds
1964    Turkey threatens Cyprus with armed attack
1963    2 Russian reconnaissance flights over Alaska
1963    Hindemith and Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner," premieres in New York City
1963    Indonesia and Netherlands recover diplomatic relations
1962    Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty
1961    Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes President of U.S. Communist Party
1961    Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavywgt boxing title
1961    John F. Kennedy sets up the Alliance for Progress
1961    Landslide in U.S.S.R., kills 145
1961    Old type, black and white notes cease to be legal tender
1961    Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)
1960    Fay Crocker wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1960    NFL's Chicago Cardinals moves to St. Louis
1960    White Sox unveil new road uniforms with players' names above number
1958    Government troops land in Sumatra Indonesia
1957    Bloody battles after anti-Batista demonstration in Havana Cuba
1956    New Zealand bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win
1955    Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal
1955    Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1954    Braves' Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle, he is replaced by Hank Aaron
1954    Viet Minh General Giap opens assault on That Bien Phu
1951    2nd Dutch government of Drees forms
1951    Israel demands DM 6.2 billion compensation from Germany
1950    General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record)
1949    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman
1949    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1948    10th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Baylor 58-42
1947    "Brigadoon" opens at Ziegfeld Theater New York City for 581 performances
1947    19th Academy Awards - "Best Years of Lives," De Havilland, March win
1945    Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands
1945    Sicherheitsdienst arrest Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman
1944    U.S.S.R. recognizes Italian Badoglio government
1943    Baseball approves official ball (with cork and balata)
1943    Failed assassin attempt on Hitler during Smolensk-Rastenburg flight
1943    Frank Dixon wins Knights of Columbus mile (4:09.6)
1942    Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in U.S. army
1941    A Bougne forms AGRA (Amis du Grand Reich Allemand)
1940    Finland-Russian cease fire signed, Finland gives up Karelische
1938    Austria annexed by Nazi Germany
1935    Driving tests introduced in Great Britain
1933    Josef Gobbels becomes German minister of Information and Propaganda
1930    Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
1929    Bradman scores 123 Australia vs. England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket ton
1928    450 die in St. Francisquito Valley Dam burst (Calif)
1928    Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers," premieres in New York City
1925    NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
1925    Tennessee makes it unlawful to teach evolution
1924    German Republic day
1923    Lee de Forest demonstrates his sound-on-film moving pictures (New York City)
1922    George Bernard Shaws "Back to Methusaleh V," premieres in New York City
1922    WRR-AM in Dallas Texas begins radio transmissions
1922    NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St. Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
1921    Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China
1920    Wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails
1918    American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms
1918    1st NHL championship: Mont Canadiens beat Toronto Arenas, outscoring them 10-7 in a 2 game set
1915    Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substituted a grapefruit
1913    Kansas legislature approved censorship of motion pictures
1912    Stanley Cup: Quebec Bulldogs sweep Moncton (NB) in 2 games
1911    Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady," premieres in New York City
1911    Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (Ont), 7-4
1904    Bronze statue of Christ on Argentine-Chilian border dedicated
1900    British troops occupy Bloemfontein, Orange-Free state
1895    Spanish cruiser Reina Regente sinks off Gibraltar, 402 die
1894    J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate
1888    Great Blizzard of 1888 rages
1887    Chester Greenwood of Maine patents earmuffs
1884    Siege of Khartoum Sudan begins
1884    U.S. adopts Standard Time
1878    Oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match
1869    Arkansas legislature passes anti-Klan law
1868    Senate begins President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial
1865    U.S. Confederate Congress calls on black slaves for field service
1861    Jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers
1852    Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the New York Lantern weekly
1846    Friedrich Hebbel's "Maria Magdalena," premieres in Konigsberg
1835    Charles Darwin departs Valparaiso for Andes crossing
1797    Cherubini's opera "Medee," premieres in Paris
1790    John Martin, 1st American-born actor, performs in Philadelphia
1781    Sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus)
1772    Gotthold Lessing's "Emilia Calotti," premieres in Brunswick
1759    27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1735    1st U.S. Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany
1677    Massachusetts gains title to Maine for $6,000
1656    Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam
1639    Cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard
1634    Academe Franeaise opens