What Happened on July 13th, 1976

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 47th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Veterans Stadium, Phila
  • All star MVP: George Foster (Cin Reds)
  • Court martial begins in USSR for Valeri Sablin (Hunt for Red Oct)
  • Last day of Test Cricket for English all-rounder Brian Close, aged 45

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Santos, American model and actor
  • Sheldon Souray, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Hawksworth, GWR Chief mechanical engineer. (b. 1884)
  • Joachim Peiper, German military leader (SS, by assassination; b. 1915)
  • Max Butting, composer, dies at 87