Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.
1990: Nolan Ryan, pitching for the Texas Rangers, becomes the 20th major-league pitcher to win 300 games. He would go on to win 324 in his career before retiring in 1993.
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