On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: South African Johan Kriek wins 2nd straight Australian title; repeats previous year's win over American Steve Denton 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
  • Earthquake hits Northern Yemen; 2,000 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Callea, Australian singer and songwriter, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Dominik Werling, German footballer, born in Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • Freddie Weinke, American football player, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Ricky Nolasco, American baseball player, born in Corona, California
  • Tuka Rocha, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Badcock, Australian cricketer (7 Tests, 1 century but inconsistent), dies at 68