On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Hawks retire Dominique Wilkins' No. 21 in pre-game ceremonies at Philips Arena; joins Bob Pettit and Lou Hudson as the only Hawks to have their numbers retired
  • Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 strikes El Salvador, killing more than 840 people

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1985)