On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 2013

Historical Events

  • Calcium deposits are discovered on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover
  • Four climbers are killed by an avalanche in Glen Coe, Scotland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lance Armstrong admits to doping in all seven of his Tour de France victories

Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • The 2012-2013 NHL season begins after a 119-day lockout

Famous Weddings

  • "Big Brother" Daniele Donato (26) weds Dominic Briones at the Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach, California
  • Figure skater five-time world champion Michelle Kwan (32) weds Clay Pell at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island

Famous Deaths

  • Anatoly Bannik, Ukrainian chess master, dies at 91
  • Earl Weaver, American hall of fame MLB manager, dies from a heart attack at 82

Person of interestStan Musial

Stan Musial, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (24 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1942, 44, 46; NL MVP 1943, 46, 48; 7 × NL batting champion; St Louis Cardinals), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

2013 Highlights

About January 19, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn