On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Tampa Bay 3rd baseman Wade Boggs becomes the first MLB player to hit a home run for his 3,000th hit in Devil Rays' 15-10 loss v Cleveland

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Connell, British writer and broadcaster, dies at 83
  • Brion James, American actor (b. 1945)