What Happened on January 13, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Sarah Caldwell is 1st woman to conduct at NYC Metropolitan Opera House as she led orchestra in a performance of "La Traviata"

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Brent, cricketer (Zimbabwe ODI pace bowler 1996)
  • Michael Peña, American actor
  • Vaclav Batlik, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Costa Mesa, California

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Leighton, British actress (The Go-Between, The Night of the Iguana), dies of multiple sclerosis at 53