On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1980

Historical Events

  • Apollo Computer Inc incorporated
  • NZ beats West Indies by one wicket in cricket at Dunedin
  • XIII Winter Olympic Games open in Lake Placid, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Sebastian Kehl, German footballer, born in Fulda, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • David Janssen, American actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), dies at 49
1980 Highlights

About February 13, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius