Historical Events In 1990
Monday, 17 May 2021
Jan 25 Actress Ava Gardner dies in London at age 67 on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1990 alexander Lockwood, actor (Duel), dies
Jan 25 On this day in history avianca Flight 52, runs out of fuel &crashes in Cove Neck NY, 73 die
Jan 25 On this day in history former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami jail
Jan 25 Seventy-three people are killed when an Avianca 707 jet crashes after running out of fuel in Cove Neck, New York on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1990 west-Europe's strongest hurricane
Jan 26 In the year 1990 annular eclipse visible over Antarctica &South Atlantic
Jan 26 In the year 1990 fHP "Boy" Trip, Dutch minister, dies
Jan 27 In the year 1990 dissolution of Polish communist party
Jan 27 Four top aides of executed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu go on trial in Romania, charged with genocide on this day in history.
Jan 27 Helen Jerome Eddy, actress (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 92 in the year 1990.
Jan 28 "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1990 east German agreement to form all-party government
Jan 29 On this day in history exxon Valdez captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
Jan 29 Former Exxon Valdez captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial in Anchorage, Alaska, on charges arising from worst oil spill in U.S. history on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1990 iN Ottawa Ray Hnatyshyn sworn in as Canada's 24th Governor General
Jan 30 Canada's Finance Minister Michael Wilson gets the 7% Goods and Services Tax bill through first reading in the Commons, and we still hate it on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1990 in Ottawa the CBC President Gerard Veilleux announces 500 jobs to be cut at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation over the next year
Jan 31 In the year 1990 george Cohon, head of Canadian franchise subsidiary opens first McDonald's fast-food restaurant in Pushkin Square, the world's biggest McDonald's Moscow Russia
Jan 31 In the year 1990 mcDonald's opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.
Jan 31 The first ever all-sports daily "The National" begins publishing on this day in history.
Feb 01 CN Rail commences cabooseless train operations in the year 1990.
Feb 02 In the year 1990 marina Ogilvy (daughter of English princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt
Feb 02 In the year 1990 south Africa's President F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela & legalizes African National Congress & 60 other political organizations
Feb 02 South African President F.W. de Klerk promises to free imprisoned political prisoner Nelson Mandela and lifts a ban on black membership in the African National Congress in the year 1990.
Feb 04 In the year 1990 10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo
Feb 07 Dom Heider Camara, nonviolent/human rights Bishop of Brazil, dies on this day in history.
Feb 07 Hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil spill off the California coast near Huntington Beach, from the tanker, American Trader on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators
Feb 07 The Soviet Communist Party leadership agrees to surrender its 70-year monopoly on power, paving the way for a multi-party democracy in the year 1990.
Feb 07 On this day in history uSSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties
Feb 08 "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine on this day in history.
Feb 08 Del Shannon, rock vocalist (Runaway), shoots self at 50 in the year 1990.
Feb 09 In the year 1990 "The Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV