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On this day: January 13

POSTED: 12:10 AM Jan 03 2014   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jan 13 2015

The Knights Templar get papal sanction, Wyatt Earp and James Joyce die, Johnny Cash performs at Folsom Prison, and Michael Jordan retires… again, all on this day.

OTD January 13 - Costa Concordia
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2012: The passenger cruise ship Costa Concordia strikes a rock and runs aground off the shore of the Italian island of Giglio. As the ship began taking on water, it turned on its side and was evacuated over the course of six hours. One of the deadliest disasters in recent history, the accident took the lives of 32 people from eight countries. The wreck was uprighted on Sept. 17, 2013, and refloated and towed to Genoa, Italy, in July 2014.

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