January 13 is the thirteenth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 352 days (353 in leap years) remain in the year after this day.
532 - An uprising of Nica against Emperor Justinian breaks out in Constantinople.
1559 - Queen Elizabeth I of England is crowned at Westminster Abbey.
1797 - French Revolutionary Wars: A naval battle between a French ship and two British frigates off the coast of Brittany ends with the stranding of a French ship, resulting in more than 900 deaths.
1815 - War of 1812: British troops occupy Peter's Fortress at St. Maris, Georgia, the only war that took place in that state.
1842 - A British troop of 9,000 troops is massacred in Kiber Pass as it withdraws from the Afghan city of Kabul.
1844 - Njegos arrives in Dubrovnik to try to negotiate the construction of five gunboats with the Russian vice-consul Jeremiah Gagic, with whom he planned to regain Lesendro and Vranjina.
1847 - A peace treaty is signed in Cowenge, ending the unofficial fighting in California during the American-Mexican War.
1852 - The Great National Assembly in Cetinje strengthens Njegoš's will and confirms Danilo I Petrović as the new ruler of Montenegro, who legalized the separation of the secular from the church authorities, characteristic during the short reign of Šćepan Mali. Danilov's principality was recognized by Russia and tacitly by Austria.
1853 - During the first campaign of Omer Pasha Latas in Montenegro, Duke Mirko Petrovic and Novica Cerovic with a group of Montenegrin warriors fortified themselves in the Ostrog Monastery to prevent the Turkish attack on the Upper Monastery and preserve the relics of St. Basil. They endured a siege in the Upper Monastery for nine days when fighters led by Pero Tomov, Njegosev's brother and serdar Milo Martinovic from Belopavlic came to their aid, with whom they managed to cross the Zeta River and transfer the saint's relics to Cetinje, from where they were returned to Ostrog on Milo Martinović the same year.
1854 - After the Anglo-Chinese War, which allowed Europeans to penetrate the Far East, American and Russian ships sailed into the port of Uraga near Ed present (Tokyo).