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It happened on a… January 13

2019

Lionel Messi scores for FC Barcelona in 3-0 win over Eibar, his 400th goal in La Liga; becomes first player to reach mark in just one of Europe’s top 5 leagues.

2016

Record Powerball lottery held in America – $1.6 billion, (3 winning tickets).

2012

The passenger cruise ship Costa Concordia sinks off the coast of Italy. There are 31 confirmed deaths with one still missing, Russel Rebello, amongst the 4232 passengers and crew.

1999

Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls) announced his retirement from the NBA.

1994

Tonya Harding’s bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt & Derrick Brian Smith arrested & charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan

1957

Wham-O began marketing a plastic flying disc which he called the “Pluto Platter” (frisbee).

1942

German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast.

1928

Ernst F. W. Alexanderson gave the first public demonstration of television.

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