On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Armon Williams, American football safety & linebacker (Tennessee Oilers), born in Chandler, Arizona
  • Eric Medlen, American NHRA drag racer, born in Oakdale, California (d. 2007)
  • Kamila Shamsie, Pakistani British writer (Home Fire), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Molly Henneberg, American journalist (Fox News Channel)
  • Sherman Williams, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mobile, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75
1973 Highlights

About August 13, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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