On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1990

Historical Events

  • 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
  • 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
  • Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game

Federation Cup

Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Norcross, Georgia: US retains title with 2-1 victory over Soviet Union; Gigi Fernández & Zina Garrison-Jackson clinch final with 6-4, 6-3 win against Larisa Neiland & Natasha Zvereva

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Bethesda CC: Beth Daniel wins her only major title by 1 stroke from fellow American Rosie Jones

  • South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
1990 Highlights

About July 29, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo