On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1982

Historical Events

  • Braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
  • Chicago Cubs win their 8,000th (beat Astros)
  • Soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi & Lebedev for 211 days in space
  • Terri Lea Utley, 20 (Arkansas) crowned 31st Miss USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Oguchi Onyewu, American footballer
  • Yoko Kumada, Japanese gravure idol

Famous Deaths

  • Gara Garayev [Kara Karayev], Soviet-Azerbaijani composer (Seven Beauties), dies at 64
  • Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer, dies at 74
1982 Highlights

About May 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus