On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Indians' right fielder Rocky Colavito makes his pitching debut, hurling 3 hitless innings, Detroit 3, Cleveland 2

Famous Birthdays

  • David Feherty, Irish golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, NBC), born in Bangor, Northern Ireland
  • Domenico Dolce, Italian fashion designer (Dolce & Gabbana), born in Polizzi Generosa, Italy
  • Feargal Sharkey, Irish rocker (The Undertones), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Randall Shughart, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Witte, acrobat and, purportedly, King of Albania (b. 1868)