On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Undefeated middleweight boxer Tony Ayala gets 35 years on sex assault
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Hunter Pence, American baseball player, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Schalk Burger, South African rugby player, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Gerry Hitchens, English footballer, dies at 48
  • Mercè Rodoreda, Catalan novelist (La plaça del diamant), dies at 74
  • Theodore Stephanides, Greek doctor and naturalist (b. 1896)