January 16, 2013 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 24 people die after three car bombs exploded in Idlib Governorate, Syria
  • 25 people are killed after an apartment block collapses in Alexandria, Egypt
  • A four day occupation of an Algerian BP facility by Amenas militants begins, killing 48 hostages

Deaths in History

  • Pauline Phillips, American advice columnist, dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 94
  • Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Soviet skier, dies at 81