This Day in History :: 23 August
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23 August 1998 : Minnesota LPGA Classic
23 August 1995 : Larry Hagman receives a liver transplant
23 August 1993 : Fred McGriff and David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game
23 August 1993 : New York Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points
23 August 1992 : Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
23 August 1992 : Kris Tschetter wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
23 August 1990 : Armenia declares independence
23 August 1990 : East and West Germany announced that they would unite on October 3
23 August 1990 : US begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf
23 August 1989 : LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 1-0, in 22 innings (Rick Dempsey HR)
23 August 1989 : Lewis / Everett / Burrell / Heard run world record 4x200 m (1:19.38)
23 August 1988 : Mike Tyson and Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem
23 August 1987 : 15-years old boy hijacks KLM B737, demands $1 billion
23 August 1987 : Betsy King wins Atlantic City LPGA Golf Classic
23 August 1987 : Violent rainfall / floods in Bangladesh, kills 100s









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