On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1989

Historical Events

  • Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed
  • Oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison
  • Salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients

Famous Birthdays

  • Carly McKillip, Canadian actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Rhys Palmer, Australian footballer, born in Western Australia, Australia
  • Rodrigo Possebon, Brazilian footballer, born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Wayne Hays, American politician (b. 1911)
1989 Highlights

About February 13, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius