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  1. "on January 13, 1958, Klansmen burned a cross on the lawn of a Lumbee American Indian woman in the town of St. Pauls, North Carolina as "a warning" because she was dating a white man." At their next rally, a group of 500 armed Lumbee encircled the klansmen and opened fire.

  2. In 2038, we will have another Y2K-style software issue with dates, as 32 bit software can't represent time past Tuesday, 19 January 2038. Times beyond that will be stored internally as a negative number, which these systems will interpret as Friday, 13 December 1901

  3. January Schofield, who knew the alphabet when she was 13 months old, spoke full sentences at a 1-1/2 years and was tested with a 146 IQ by the age of four. She was also suffering from hallucinations, incredibly violent and diagnosed with child-onset schizophrenia

  4. On Friday, January 13, 2017, Finnair flight 666 flew to Helsinki International Airport (abbreviated HEL) taking off at 13:00 local time with an aircraft that is 13 years old.

  5. "Mr. Duging" - a man who was killed and eaten by wolves while hunting in Michigan in January of 1885. He had shot and killed 13 wolves and was found with a single round left in his Winchester rifle.

  6. The Connecticut Colony was the fifth colony to become a state, on January 9th, 1788.

  7. "Common Sense" was printed on January 10th, 1776 and the Declaration of Independence was ratified, unanimously, on July 4th, 1776.

  8. In January 1797 Albany became New York State's capital city.

  9. The Georgia Colony became a state on January 2nd, 1788.

  10. President Lincoln nominated Stanton as Secretary of War on January 13, 1862, which was confirmed by the Senate two days later.

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About the 2038 problem. A technological glitch that after 03:14:07 UTC, January 19, 2038, clocks on various devices will revert back to December 13, 1901.

Thomas Paine began editing the Pennsylvania Magazine in January 1775, only a few months after arriving in America.

Following the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19th, 1775, Thomas Paine wrote a 50 page pamphlet titled "Common Sense", in which he suggested that America should revolt against Britain and demand its complete independence. It was printed on January 10th, 1776.

Year 2038 will face the same issue as the Y2K problem on digital systems. The latest time it can represent is 03:14:07 on Tuesday, 19 January 2038 and will follow by 13 December 1901 at 20:45:52

Australia Day is a popular day for becoming an Australian citizen. About 13,000 people became Australians on January 26th, 2011.

About the "year 2038 problem" wich relates to representing time in many digital systems as numbers of seconds passed since 1 January 1970 and storing it as a 32-bit integer. On 19 january 2038 the capacity of 32-bit is reached and the date switches back to 13 December 1901.

Humphrey suffered from bladder cancer later in his life. He died on January 13, 1978 in Waverly, Minnesota. His body was placed in state in the Minnesota capitol before being interred at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Year 2038 problem, where systems that wrap their UNIX time counters and storing it as 32-bit signed integer will reach its maximum capacity (2,147,483,647 seconds after 1 January 1970), the number will wrap around to become -2147483647 and will mean 13 December 1901 on these systems

As of January 12, 2015 there 13,651 different unique Magic: the Gathering cards.

"on January 13, 1958, Klansmen burned a cross on the lawn of a Lumbee American Indian woman in the town of St. Pauls, North Carolina as "a warning" because she was dating a white man." At their next rally, a group of 500 armed Lumbee encircled the klansmen and opened fire.

GPS dates use a 10-bit field week number starting from January 6, 1980, accommodating 1,024 weeks (~19.6 years). It rolled over on August 21, 1999. Modernized GPS navigation messages use a 13-bit field, accommodating 8,192 weeks (157 years), thus lasting until 2137.

"on January 13, 1958, Klansmen burned a cross on the lawn of a Lumbee Native American woman in the town of St. Pauls, North Carolina as "a warning" because she was dating a white man." At their next rally, a group of 500 armed Lumbee encircled the klansmen and opened fire.

At 03:14 UTC on Tuesday, 19 January 2038, 32 bit computer systems will not be able to calculate the date and time beyond that and will reset to 13 December 1901. There is no universal fix.

The first African American governor, named Pinckney Pinchback, was elected in Louisiana and only served for 15 days, from December 29, 1872, to January 13, 1873.

The biggest prize ever won in a lottery competition is a mind boggling $1.58 billion. There were three lucky winners of this astonishing jackpot from January 13, 2016 from Tennessee, California, and Florida.

Brian Bedford, the voice of Disney's Robinhood died January 13, 2016

Dan Evans (British tennis player) has been buying his own $13 white t-shirts after being dropped by Nike in December. Earlier in January he made his first ATP final and today made it into the last 16 of the Australian Open.

The First SCOTUS Decision that rules in favor of Gay Rights, ONE Inc vs Olesen was decided on January 13, 1958

Survey says 44 percent of adults said they were likely to make a New Year’s resolution. Among them, 13 percent set out to exercise more, making it the most common resolution. And most likely to give up on this resolution as early as mid-January.

The First SCOTUS ruling to deal with gay rights ONE, Inc vs. Olesen was decided on January 13, 1958

Because their home arena was being prepared and used for the 2010 Olympics, the Vancouver Canucks hockey team went on the longest road trip in NHL history, 14 games, and didn’t play at home between January 27 and March 13, 2010.

On this day, January 13, 1942, Henry Ford patented a plastic-bodied automobile. It's body built of strong material derived from soybeans. "The Soybean car"

On January 13, 2018, Saudi Arabia lifted its 35 year ban on cinema and The Emoji Movie was the first film screened

Bloody Sunday was a massacre on 30 January 1972 in Derry, Northern Ireland, when British soldiers shot 30 unarmed civilians in an unarmed crowd during a protest march against internment, killing 13 and wounding 17, in full view of the public and the press.

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