On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1982

Historical Events

  • Air Florida 737 took off in a snowstorm, crashes into 14th St Bridge in Washington, D.C., & falls into Potomac River, killing 78

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player
  • Ruth Wilson, English actress (The Affair), born in Ashford, England

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Camus, French film director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69
1982 Highlights

About January 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

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