What Happened on October 13, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A Bolivian Boeing 707 cargo jet crashes in Santa Cruz, Bolivia killing 100 (97, mostly children, killed on the ground).
  • First electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle obtained by Dr. F.A. Murphy, working at the C.D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Ellis, tackle (New England Patriots)