What Happened on August 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12th annual Macy's Tap-o-mania
  • Cathy Gerring wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein

Sport awardGolf Major

PGA Championship, Shoal Creek: Wayne Grady of Australia wins his only major title by 3 strokes from American Fred Couples

Golfer and PGA Champion Wayne Grady
Golfer and PGA Champion
Wayne Grady

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Balotelli, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), dies at 55
  • Dorothy Mackaill, actress (Love Affair), dies of kidney failure at 87
  • Sara Seegar, [Stone], actor (Mystery of Room 13), dies at 76