On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Sarah Sanders, American political operative, Trump's White House Press Secretary (2017-19), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • Shani Davis, American speed skater (Olympic gold 2006, 10), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Walters, American actor, choreographer and director (Lili, Easter parade), dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Joe E Ross, American comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 68
  • Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington Jr.], American soul musician (Hold What You've Got, I Gotcha), dies at 49