What Happened on August 20, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Gene Michael names NY Yankee VP/GM replacing Harding Peterson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Steinbrenner steps down as NY Yankee owner

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)
  • NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Dutch swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Turfkruijer, Flemish movie journalist/writer, dies