Historical Events In 1990
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Jan 25 In the year 1990 actress Ava Gardner dies in London at age 67.
Jan 25 Alexander Lockwood, actor (Duel), dies on this day in history.
Jan 25 Avianca Flight 52, runs out of fuel &crashes in Cove Neck NY, 73 die on this day in history.
Jan 25 Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami jail in the year 1990.
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 On this day in history west-Europe's strongest hurricane
Jan 26 On this day in history 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 in the year 1990.
Jan 27 Helen Jerome Eddy, actress (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 92 in the year 1990.
Jan 28 On this day in history "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London
Jan 28 East German agreement to form all-party government in the year 1990.
Jan 29 Exxon Valdez captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill on this day in history.
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 in the year 1990.
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 On this day in history in Ottawa the CBC President Gerard Veilleux announces 500 jobs to be cut at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation over the next year
Jan 31 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 on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history mcDonald's opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.
Jan 31 In the year 1990 the first ever all-sports daily "The National" begins publishing
Feb 01 In the year 1990 cN Rail commences cabooseless train operations.
Feb 02 On this day in history marina Ogilvy (daughter of English princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt
Feb 02 South Africa's President F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela & legalizes African National Congress & 60 other political organizations on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 04 10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo on this day in history.
Feb 07 Dom Heider Camara, nonviolent/human rights Bishop of Brazil, dies on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil spill off the California coast near Huntington Beach, from the tanker, American Trader.
Feb 07 Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators in the year 1990.
Feb 07 The Soviet Communist Party leadership agrees to surrender its 70-year monopoly on power, paving the way for a multi-party democracy on this day in history.
Feb 07 USSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1990 "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
Feb 08 Del Shannon, rock vocalist (Runaway), shoots self at 50 on this day in history.
Feb 09 "The Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV on this day in history.