Historical Events In 1990
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Oct 04 Avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1990 regional elections held, in what was East Germany
Oct 05 Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos) in the year 1990.
Oct 05 Meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58 in the year 1990.
Oct 07 In the year 1990 israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens
Oct 07 On this day in history j Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies
Oct 08 Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters on this day in history.
Oct 08 US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize in the year 1990.
Oct 09 In the year 1990 radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
Oct 09 In the year 1990 richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83
Oct 09 On this day in history saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile
Oct 10 On this day in history carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
Oct 10 Dick Jorgensen NFL referee, dies at 56 in the year 1990.
Oct 10 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history art Blakey, jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), dies of cancer at 71
Oct 16 US forces reach 200,000 in the Persian Gulf in the year 1990.
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 Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title
Oct 25 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 in the year 1990.
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 On this day in history nY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)
Oct 26 In the year 1990 william Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89