On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1990

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 HRs as a catcher

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
  • Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Famous Deaths

  • Andrzej Dobrowolski, Polish classical and experimental composer, dies at 68
1990 Highlights

About August 8, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo