On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1990

Historical Events

  • Cub's Ryne Sandberg is 1st 2nd baseman to hit 30 HRs, consecutively
  • F5 strength tornado hits Plainfield, Illinois, killing 29 and injuring 353
  • Stefan Edberg (#1 seeded player) loses in 1st round to Alex Volkov

Famous Birthdays

  • Bojan Krkić, Serbian-Spanish footballer, born in Linyola, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Pamela Harrison, English pianist and composer, dies at 74
  • Patience Strong [Winifred Emma May], English poet and journalist, dies at 83
  • Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies
1990 Highlights

About August 28, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo