What Happened on March 13, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

7th Academy of Country Music Awards: Freddie Hart and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn

Famous Birthdays

  • Avrom Smith, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
  • Rickey Brady, NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints)
  • Ryan McCoy, WLAF LB (London Monarchs)
  • Shea Olliff, Miss America-Georgia (1997), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Trent Dilfer, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Famous Deaths

  • Tony Ray-Jones, British photographer, dies of Leukemia at 30