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January 13th is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 352 days remaining until the end of the year (353 days in leap years).
On this page, we have placed information about January 13th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 13th
1864 Wilhem Wien (physicist)
1919 Robert Stack (actor)
1926 Michael Bond (author - creator of Paddington Bear)
1935 Rip Taylor (actor)
1961 Graham McPherson "Suggs" (singer, actor, TV personality, radio DJ - Madness)
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus (actress, producer)
1963 David Pleatt (soccer player and manager, TV commentator)
1964 Penelope Ann Miller (actress)
1964 Bill Bailey (comedian, actor)
1968 Traci Bingham (model, actress)
1969 Stephen Hendry (snooker player)
1977 Orlando Bloom (actor)
1978 Katy Brand (actress, screenwriter)
January 13th in History
1822 Greece adopts the current design for the Greek flag.
1830 Great fire of New Orleans begins.
1888 National Geographic Society founded in in Washington DC.
1935 The Saarland votes in a plebiscite to join Nazi Germany.
1942 Henry Ford patents a plastic automobile.
1953 Josep Tito is chosen as Yugoslavian President.
1968 Johnny Cash performs at Folsom State Prison.
1988 Lee Teng-hui becomes the first native born President of Taiwan.
1991 13 civilians are killed, and 700 injured, when Soviet troops attempt to seize control of the TV Tower in Vilnius, Lithuania.
1993 The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which bans the production and stockpiling of chemical weapons, is signed.
2002 President George Bush faints after choking on a pretzel.
2012 The cruise ship Costa Concordia sinks off the coast of Italy.
January 13th is also
In Sweden, Christmas period ends on 20th day, Saint Knut's Day.
Feast of Saint Hilary of Poitiers (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Veronica (Catholicism)
People born on January 13th are Capricorn
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