On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1976

Historical Events

Music History

Bob Marley performs at Jaap Edenhal, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Golf Major

Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Cedar Brae CC: Donna Caponi wins in a playoff with Judy Rankin

  • French Open Women's Tennis: Sue Barker of England claims her lone major singles title; beats Renáta Tomanová of Czechoslovakia 6-2, 0-6, 6-2
  • Inge Helten runs female European record 100m (11.04)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Jason) "J" Brown, British singer and rapper (Five), born in Aldershot, England
  • Kym Marsh, British pop singer (HearSay), actress (Coronation Street), and BBC TV presenter (Morning Live), born in Whiston, Merseyside, England

Famous Deaths

  • Don Bolles, American journalist (against Arizona), dies
1976 Highlights

About June 13, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini