On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1969

Historical Events

Sports History

Baltimore Oriole Jim Palmer no-hits Oakland A's, 8-0

Election of Interest

Temp Commissioner Bowie Kuhn elected for 7-year term by unanimous vote

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Fernandez, Cuban-American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • Midori Ito, Japanese ice skater (Olympic silver 1992), born in Tokyo, Japan
1969 Highlights

About August 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo