On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1983

Historical Events

  • The Transvaal Attorney General announces that Eugène Terre'Blanche, leader of the far-right Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) and three associates will face terrorism charges, South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristof Beyens, Belgian athlete
  • Liu Xiang, Chinese athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 2004), born in Shanghai, China

Famous Deaths

  • Gabrielle Roy, French Canadian author (Tin Flute), dies at 73
1983 Highlights

About July 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer