Historical Events In 1990
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Jan 01 David Dinkins sworn in as first black mayor of New York City NY in the year 1990.
Jan 01 Mitsuko Nishiwaki beats Nakano to become Japan Women wrestling champ on this day in history.
Jan 01 New York City NY MTA stops token redemption at subway stations on this day in history.
Jan 01 Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV in the year 1990.
Jan 02 On this day in history alan Hale Jr, Skipper on Gilligan's Island, dies of cancer at 71
Jan 02 On this day in history dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15)
Jan 02 On this day in history sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)
Jan 03 On this day in history panama's leader General Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities
Jan 04 In the year 1990 alberto Lleras Camargo, president of Colombia (1945-46, 58-62), dies
Jan 04 Canada defeats Czechoslovakia 2-1 to win World Junior Hockey title in the year 1990.
Jan 05 In the year 1990 arthur Kennedy, actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76
Jan 06 Hans Jaray, actor (Lydia, Fedora), dies on this day in history.
Jan 06 New York Lotto pays $35 million to one winner (#s are 18-25-26-32-42-44) on this day in history.
Jan 07 Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far on this day in history.
Jan 08 Canada formally joins the Organization of American States (OAS) as its 33rd member in the year 1990.
Jan 09 64th US manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit in the year 1990.
Jan 09 Supreme Court strikes down Dallas' ordinance imposing strict zoning on sexually oriented businesses in the year 1990.
Jan 09 On this day in history the space shuttle Columbia leaves earth on a ten-day mission to, among other things, retrieve a drifting satellite.
Jan 10 China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre) in the year 1990.
Jan 10 NCAA approves random drug testing for college football players on this day in history.
Jan 10 Time Inc. aquired Warner Communications for the tidy little sum of $14.1 billion. Thus began Time Warner, one of the world’s largest media and entertainment conglomerates on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1990 200,000 demand return of Lithuania's independence
Jan 11 In the year 1990 actor Joseph Cotten undergoes vocal-chord cancer operation at 84
Jan 11 Mary Jane Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife), dies on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1990 civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Brooklyn
Jan 12 Laurence J Peter, author (Peter Princible), dies of a stroke at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1990 martial Law is lifted in Beijing, China
Jan 12 In the year 1990 romania bans Communist party
Jan 13 L. Douglas Wilder, the nation's first elected Afro-American govenor, is sworn in in Richmond, Virginia on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history "Simpsons" premiered on Fox-TV
Jan 14 11th ACE Cable Awards in the year 1990.
Jan 14 In the year 1990 david Arkin, actor (I Love You Alice B Toklas), dies
Jan 14 On this day in history perez de Cuellar says he has lost all hope for peace in the Gulf
Jan 15 In the year 1990 42 year old George Foreman KOs George Cooney in 2 rounds