On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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