1893 – Roy Cazaly the Australian footballer was born on the 13th January 1893 (d. 1963).
1955 – Paul Kelly the Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on the 13th January 1955.
1961 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus the American actress was born on the 13th January 1961.
1977 – Orlando Bloom the English actor was born on the 13th January 1977.
2014 ~ The Perth Hills fires in Western Australia destroyed over 50 houses, killing one person on the 13th January 2014. The fires started burning after 2 days of temperatures over 40 °C (104 °F) in the Perth Hills area, including Parkerville, Stoneville and Mundaring. Perth Now News: 52 homes lost to Perth Hills blaze, four people missing found | Video: Parkerville Bush Fire ~ 7News Perth (13/01/2014)…
2014 ~ Melbourne earthquake ~ The Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne experienced a magnitude 2.8 earthquake on the 13th January 2014.