On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season
  • East & West Germany sign a treaty to join legal & political systems
  • Ken Griffey Sr & Jr are 1st father & son to play on same team each goes 1 for 4 for Seattle Mariners

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Lindsay, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1947), dies
  • Nat (Sweetwater) Clifton, NY Knick, dies at 65 of a heart attack