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DECEMBER 13

1913 Archie Moore (Mississippi-born African-American Member of the Boxing Hall of Fame) Mississippi Sport Figures Boxing Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures African American Registry
1918 Bill Vukovich (California-born Two-Time Winner of the Indianapolis 500) California Sport Figures Auto Racing Indianapolis 500
1924 Larry Doby (South Carolina-born African-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) South Carolina Sport Figures Baseball  Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures African American Registry
1943 Ferguson Jenkins (Canadian-born African-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Canadian Sport Figures Baseball  Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures
1952 Cathy Rigby (California-born Member of the Gymnastics Hall of Fame) Cathy Rigby Gymnastics Hall of Fame The Olympic Games
1969 Sergei Federov (Russian-born Ice Hockey Player) Russia Ice Hockey
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2006 Lamar Hunt (Arkansas-born Founder of the American Football League: Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Arkansas Sports Figures Kansas City Chiefs National Football Hall of Fame
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1977 Entire University of Evansville Basketball Team, Coaches and Staff Die in Chartered Plane Crash Indiana Sports Figures University of Evansville Basketball Basketball Air Disasters Death New York Times
1982 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 2,800 in Yemen, Saudi Arabia Yemen Saudi Arabia Earthquakes Death USGS

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