What Happened on August 3, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • 98.8°F (37.1°C) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (UK record)
  • NY Yankees rookie 1st baseman Kevin Maas sets a MLB record for hitting 10 home runs in the fewest at bats (72)
  • Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion
  • US announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions

Famous Birthdays

  • Jourdan Dunn, British model, born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79