What Happened on December 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 71st Men's Australian Open: Johan Kriek beats Steve Denton (6-3, 6-3, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

71st Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 2-6, 6-3)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Earthquake hits Northern Yemen; 2,000 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Callea, Australian singer/songwriter
  • Dominik Werling, German footballer
  • Freddie Weinke, American football player
  • Ricky Nolasco, American baseball player
  • Tuka Rocha, Brazilian racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Badcock, cricketer (7 Tests, 1 century but inconsistent), dies