What Happened on August 13, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 5th World Championships in Athletics close at Gothenburg, Sweden

Sport awardGolf Major

77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

Famous Deaths

  • Alison Hargreaves, mountaineer, dies at 33
  • Jan KÅ™esadlo, Czech-born writer (b. 1926)
  • Jesse Thomas, blues singer, dies at 84

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mickey Mantle, American baseball great (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Per-Jakez Helias, Writer/teacher, dies at 81