On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

72nd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Trevor Immelman of South Africa wins his first major title, 3 strokes ahead of Tiger Woods; Immelman leads, or ties for the lead after every round

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Famous Deaths

  • John Archibald Wheeler, American physicist (first American involved in the theoretical development of the atomic bomb), dies at 96
  • John Wheeler, American physicist and educator (b. 1911)