On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1990

Historical Events

Sports History

Baseball outfielders Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr. become the 1st father and son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), the pair hit back-to-back singles in the first inning and both scored

  • Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season
  • East & West Germany sign a treaty to join legal & political systems

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Lindsay, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1947), dies
  • Nat (Sweetwater) Clifton, NY Knick, dies at 65 of a heart attack
1990 Highlights

About August 31, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo