On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "King of Schnorrers" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 63 performances
  • Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium
  • Togo's constitution becomes effective

Famous Birthdays

  • Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer
  • Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist
  • Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player
  • Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Kostelanetz, Russian-American conductor (Lincoln Portrarit), dies of pneumonia at 78