What Happened on December 13, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 70th Davis Cup: USA beats Argentina in Cincinnati (3-1)
  • Polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Lee, American singer/songwriter (Evanescence)
  • Chelsea Hertford, actress (Major Dad)

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelius Cardew, English composer (Scratch Orchestra), dies in a hit and run accident at 45
  • Pigmeat Markham, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In), dies at 75