Happened This Date

OK so I have been remiss in posting so a little trivia for today 🙂  Highlights of things that happened January 13 throughout history!

Jan 13, 2014 : German brewers Bitburger, Krombacher, Warsteiner, Barre and Veltins were fined along with several individuals for price-fixing.

Jan 13, 2013 : Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered to rally against gay marriage in Paris, France

Jan 13, 2012 : The cruise ship, Costa Concordia, ran aground after hitting a sandbar near the Italian island of Giglio.

Jan 13, 2011 :  A tanker carrying a large amount of sulfuric acid sunk on the Rhine river.

Jan 13, 2010 : The senior officers of the Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are answering questions in Washington on the financial crisis, where they will be facing the U.S. Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission’s  examination the causes of the 2008 U.S. financial meltdown.

Jan 13, 2009 : The Israeli attacks and occupation of Gaza continues with 60 more targets bombed overnight, the Israeli offensive is now entering it’s 3rd week and the number of bombings and the death toll in Gaza.

Jan 13, 2007 : A cold snap lasting from January 13th to January 18th hit the West Coast and froze several crops throughout California, Oregon and Washington State.

Jan 13, 2006 : Iran’s President Ahmadinejad has said Iran will not back down over Tehran’s nuclear program following it’s reopening of Isfahan and Natanz Nuclear facilities, despite the threat sanctions and referral to the UN Security Council.

Jan 13, 2001 : A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale has struck the south American city of San Salvador.

YES … so noted there are some years missing but these are highlights.  Hope you enjoy and use them to make FUN Trivia at your work place … for me it will be with my dogie Maggie as we are home alone :0

Remember to keep it REAL … REAL FUN that is …  Brenda

PS go check out and attend the Rooftop Suitcase Party on Thursday, March 3, 2016!  Get tickets at http://www.o2bfun.org/tickets-1.html   YES this is my major focus right now … it IS FUN!!!!

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