On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 2019

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Scheer, American basketball executive (general manager Denver Nuggets, LA Clippers, Charlotte Hornets; inventor NBA Slam Dunk Contest), dies from complications of dementia at 82
  • Emil Richards [Radocchia], American session and touring vibraphonist and percussionist [George Shearing; Frank Sinatra; Lalo Schifrin; Frank Zappa; George Harrison; Harry Partch; Shadowfax), dies at 87
  • Richard G Hatcher, American attorney and politician (Mayor of Gary, Indiana, 1968-88), dies at 88
  • Yasuhiro Takai, Japanese baseball first baseman, designated hitter and broadcaster (NPB record 27 career pinch-hit home runs; Hankyu Braves), dies of kidney failure at 74
2019 Highlights

About December 13, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heartless - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I