What Happened on August 13, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardGolf Major

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

  • US space shuttle STS-28 lands

Famous Deaths

  • Larkin Smith, U.S. Representative from Mississippi (b. 1944)
  • Tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS