Today in History- 13th January

International Events:

1888                 National Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC.

1893                 British Independent Labor Party forms.

1915                 Earthquake in Italy kills 29,800.

1990                 L. Douglas Wilder elected as the first black Governor of US.

2000                 Bill Gates resigns as chief executive of Microsoft.

2001                 Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 kills 840 people in El Salvador.