What Happened on August 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 23rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Holiday Inn
  • Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President George H. W. Bush orders troops to Saudi Arabia

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Yankees rookie Kevin Maas hits his 10th home run in just 77 at bats

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Connor, British actress

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Richfield, British actor (b. 1921)
  • Norman Mclean, American writer (b. 1902)