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 This day in History - August 13
361 Historic Events for August 13
1988

US beats Jamacia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup

Event
1988

Boston Red Sox win AL record 24 straight home games

Event
1989

71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes GC Ill

Event
1989

2 hot-air balloon crash at Alice Springs Australia, 13 killed

Event
1989

US space shuttle STS-28 lands

Event
1989

Tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS

Death
1990

Jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86

Death
1991

Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65

Death
1991

VP Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers

Event
1991

Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)

Event
1991

Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney versus England at Old Trafford

Event
1992

Jan Elburg, [Joannes G], poet (Geen letterheren), dies

Death
1992

Clifford Allison, US stock-car racer, dies in an accident

Death
1992

Bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40

Death
1992

David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia

Death
1993

Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, collapses, 114 killed

Event
1993

Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24

Event
1993

US Court of Appeals rules congress must save all E-Mail

Event
1994

Train crash in Tbilisi Georgia, 24 killed

Event
1994

Manfred W”rner, German general/sec-gen of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59

Death
1995

Per-Jakez Helias, Writer/teacher, dies at 81

Death
1995

Jesse Thomas, blues singer, dies at 84

Death
1995

Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship

Event
1995

77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif

Event
1995

Mickey Mantle, baseball great (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63

Death