Historical Events In 1990
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Oct 04 Avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Oct 04 Regional elections held, in what was East Germany in the year 1990.
Oct 05 Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos) on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58
Oct 07 Israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens on this day in history.
Oct 07 J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1990 israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
Oct 08 US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize in the year 1990.
Oct 09 On this day in history radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
Oct 09 Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile
Oct 10 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Oct 10 Dick Jorgensen NFL referee, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history uS 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space
Oct 11 On this day in history center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum
Oct 11 In the year 1990 douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
Oct 11 Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature on this day in history.
Oct 11 Oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies
Oct 13 In the year 1990 hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies
Oct 14 Leonard Bernstein, composer, dies of heart attack at 72 on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1990 delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58
Oct 15 On this day in history mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 16 In the year 1990 art Blakey, jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), dies of cancer at 71
Oct 16 In the year 1990 uS forces reach 200,000 in the Persian Gulf
Oct 17 In the year 1990 ralph Abernathy, civil rights activist, dies at 64
Oct 20 In the year 1990 joel McCrea, actor (Ramrod), dies of pulmonary complications at 84
Oct 23 On this day in history iraq announces release of 330 French hostages
Oct 23 Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies in the year 1990.
Oct 25 On this day in history evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title
Oct 25 In the year 1990 in the Hindu Kush Region a 6.0 earthquake killed 11 people and more then 250 injured and damage in the Chitral-Mardan-Malakand area, Pakistan. Felt throughout northern and central Pakistan.
Oct 25 In the year 1990 new Zealand's voters ousted the Labour Party of Mike Moore giving the National Party under James Bolger the biggest election victory in more than 50 years.
Oct 25 NY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991) on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1990 william Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89