August 3, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 98.8°F (37.1°C) in Cheltenham, Glos. (UK record)
  • For 3rd time in 1990 a no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 8th inning. Doug Drabek of Pitts still beats Philadelphia 11-0
  • Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion
  • US announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions

Deaths in History

  • Florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79