Today in History- 13th January
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.