On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 293 performances
  • "Illya Darling" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)
  • NHL player Bill Masterson, player for the Minnesota Northstars suffers head injuries during a game and dies two days later. First player to die as result of a game.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chara, Japanese singer and actress
  • Kelly Boucher, Canadian basketball forward (1996 & 2000 Olympics), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Mike Whitlow, English footballer