What Happened on August 15, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player

Golfer Gary Player
Gary Player
  • At least 150 people die in clashes between the African National Congress and Inkatha Freedom Party, South Africa

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 HRs in each of his 1st 4 seasons

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • Phils Terry Mulholland no-hits Giants 6-0 (8th no hitter of 1990)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jennifer Lawrence, American actress (Winter's Bone, Silver Linings Playbook), born in Louisville, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Nina Bara, actress (Missile to the Moon), dies of cancer at 66
  • Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician (b. 1962)