What Happened on April 13, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

39th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 276

  • Chad military coup by General Odingar
  • Christian Falange kills 27 Palestinians, begins Lebanese civil war

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Dyer, English footballer
  • Lou Bega, German-born musician and artist

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Parks [Samuel Lawrence Parks], American actor (The Jolson Story, Love Is Better Than Ever), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Larry Parks, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60
  • N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad, dies