On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1982

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 (Olympic gold 10,000m 2004, 08; 5,000m 2008; World C'ship gold 10,000m 2003, 05, 07, 09; 5,000m 2009; 11 x World Cross Country gold), born in Bekoji, Ethiopia

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Aziz Khaled, King of Saudi-Arabia, dies at 69
  • Ken Mackay, Australian cricketer (Aussie all-rounder 1956-63), dies at 56
  • Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)
1982 Highlights

About June 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini