On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Dutch KRO-TV transmits 440th & last episode of "Bonanza"

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour), born in Kensington, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78
  • Tina Brooks, American blues and funk saxophonist (True Blue), dies of liver failure at 42