On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Bayardo Bar attack: Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers carry out a gun and bomb attack on a pub in Belfast frequented by Ulster Volunteer Force commanders; 4 Protestant civilians and 1 UVF member are killed
  • Viv Richards out for 291 v England at Cricket, at the Oval

Famous Birthdays

  • James Carpinello, American actor (Rock of Ages), born in Albany, New York
  • Jason Gleasman, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Joe Perry, English snooker player, born in Wisbech, England