On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1972

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 Weiss, American Baseball Hall of Fame executive (NY Yankees GM 1947-60; NY Mets President 1961-66), dies at 78
1972 Highlights

About August 13, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo