On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Italian cruiseliner Costa Concordia runs aground at Isola de Giglio, Italy, causing 32 deaths

Famous Deaths

  • Gianpiero Moretti, steering wheel designer, dies from cancer at 71
  • Rauf Denktash, leader of Turkish Cypriots, dies of multiple organ failure at 87