On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Fahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia after King Khalid dies at 69
  • LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Jan Stephenson of Australia wins by 2 strokes from JoAnne Carner

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopian athlete

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Aziz Khaled, King of Saudi-Arabia, dies at 69
  • Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder 1956-63), dies
  • Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)