Historical Events In 1990
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Oct 04 Avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67 in the year 1990.
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 In the year 1990 meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58
Oct 07 Israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens in the year 1990.
Oct 07 J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history 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 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon in the year 1990.
Oct 09 In the year 1990 richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83
Oct 09 Saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile in the year 1990.
Oct 10 In the year 1990 carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
Oct 10 On this day in history dick Jorgensen NFL referee, dies at 56
Oct 10 In the year 1990 uS 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space
Oct 11 Center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum in the year 1990.
Oct 11 On this day in history douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
Oct 11 Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature in the year 1990.
Oct 11 On this day in history oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel
Oct 12 In the year 1990 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 in the year 1990.
Oct 15 Delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1990 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 On this day in history uS forces reach 200,000 in the Persian Gulf
Oct 17 Ralph Abernathy, civil rights activist, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Oct 20 Joel McCrea, actor (Ramrod), dies of pulmonary complications at 84 on this day in history.
Oct 23 Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages on this day in history.
Oct 23 On this day in history louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1990 nY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)
Oct 26 On this day in history william Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89