What Happened on April 13, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Beth Henley for "Crimes of the Heart"
  • Wash Post Janet Cooke wins Pulitzer Prize (later admits story a hoax)

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Peldon, American actress
  • Nat Borchers, American soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Prince Asaka Yasuhiko of Japan (b. 1887)