What Happened on July 13, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • US Open Women's Golf, Richland CC: Amy Alcott scores convincing 9 stroke win over runner-up Hollis Stacy
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Lori Fredrickson, Aurora Ill, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Seretse Khama, 1st President of Botswana (1966-80), dies of pancreatic cancer at 59