On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)
  • Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford
  • US Vice-President Dan Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65