On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KBLX (now KBFN)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Lapira, American soccer player, born in Rochester, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Caterina Jarboro, African-American opera singer and 1st black female performer to sing on opera stage in US, dies at 88
  • Helen Mack, American actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies of cancer at 72