What Happened on August 3, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • 98.8°F (37.1°C) in Cheltenham, Glos. (UK record)
  • For 3rd time in 1990 a no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 8th inning. Doug Drabek of Pitts still beats Philadelphia 11-0
  • NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th HR in 1st 72 at bats
  • Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion
  • US announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions

Famous Deaths

  • Florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79