On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1987

Historical Events

  • Cards outfield sets record of no putouts in a 4-2 in 13 inning
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee ties world record with 24'5½" jump

Famous Deaths

  • Vincent Persichetti, American composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
1987 Highlights

About August 13, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo