What Happened on August 4, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Dreamgirls" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1522 performances
  • California Angel Rod Carew gets his 3,000th hit
  • Penny Hammel wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Phil Rizzuto Day, Yanks retire #10
  • Rod Carew is 16th to get 3,000 hits
  • White Sox Tom Seaver is 17th to win #300, beating Yankees

Famous Birthdays

  • Ha Seung-Jin, Korean basketball player
  • Luis Antonio Valencia, Ecuadorean footballer
  • Mark Milligan, Australian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65