On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1995

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Riviera CC: Steve Elkington of Australia wins his first major title in a playoff with Scotsman Colin Montgomerie

Famous Deaths

  • Alison Hargreaves, British mountaineer and 1st woman to climb Mount Everest alone without bottled oxygen (1995), dies in a storm on top of K2 summit, Pakistan at 33
  • Jan KÅ™esadlo, Czech-British psychologist and writer, dies at 68

Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (1956 Triple Crown, 20-time All Star), dies of liver cancer at 63

  • Per-Jakez Helias, French Breton writer (Le Cheval d'orgueil) and actor, dies at 81
1995 Highlights

About August 13, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo