On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1982

Historical Events

  • 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
  • All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Iran launches first attack into Iraq
  • Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Bauman, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
  • Joost van den Broek, Dutch symphonic metal and progressive rock keyboard player (After Forever), born in The Netherlands
  • Shin-Soo Choo, South Korean baseball player
  • Simon Clist, English footballer
  • Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican baseball catcher (9 x MLB All Star; World Series 2006, 11; 9 x Gold Glove; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Heerdegen, German actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti), dies at 69
  • John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85
  • Michael Blankfort, American writer, producer and director, dies at 74
1982 Highlights

About July 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer