On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 2013

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

  • (Jesús) "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
  • Mario Kuri-Aldana, Mexican composer, and teacher, dies at 81
  • Nagisa Oshima, Japanese film director and screenwriter, dies at 80
  • Yuli Turovsky, Russian-Canadian cellist (Borodin Trio, 1976-91), conductor (I Musici de Montreal Chamber Orchestra, 1983-2011), and teacher, dies at 73 [1]
2013 Highlights

About January 15, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn

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