What Happened on August 2, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 26th du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
  • 30th Curtis Cup: US wins 10-8 at The Minikahda Club (Minneapolis, Minnesota, US)
  • 85th Tour de France won by Marco Pantani of Italy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds is hit by a pitch and charges the mound, causing a bench-clearing brawl

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Famous Deaths

  • Shari Lewis, American puppeteer and ventriloquist (Lamb Chop), dies at 64