On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1990

Historical Events

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

Baseball Record

Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 HRs as a catcher

  • Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province

Sports History

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

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? 31 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo