- 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
- Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
- Market prices plunge as OPEC nears informal agreement to increase output to cover shortfall due to invasion; cash market trading experiences abrupt decline.
- Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
- WWF Summer Slam-Ultimate Warrior beats Rick Rude
- Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake- "Rawhide"), dies of cancer at 60
Stevie Ray Vaughan, American guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood), dies in a helicopter crash at 35