What Happened on August 19, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Dodger Jose Offerman hits HR in his 1st at bat
  • NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 HRs (approx 128 at bat)

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Rutgers Van de Loeff-Basenau, children's book writer, dies at 80