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

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson

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? 39 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn