What Happened on January 15, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 19 Egyptian Army recruits are killed and 120 are injured in a train accident in Giza
  • 83 people are killed and 150 are injured in a rocket attack on Aleppo University, Syria

Famous Weddings

  • "Gomer Pyle" actor Jim Nabors (82) weds retired performer Stan Cadwallader (64) at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle

Famous Deaths

  • Chucho Castillo, Mexican bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • Daphne Anderson, British actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), dies at 90
  • Jennings Michael Burch, American writer (They Cage the Animals at Night), dies at 71
  • Nagisa Oshima, Japanese film director and screen writer, dies at 80