What Happened on August 1, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 149 performances
  • Indians' Alex Cole sets club record with 5 stolen bases in one game
  • Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait
  • Soyuz TM-10 launches
  • Stanton Cook becomes CEO of Chicago Cubs

Famous Birthdays

  • Landry Allbright, San Dimas California, American actress (Bridget Forrester-Bold & Beautiful)

Famous Deaths

  • Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies