Historical Events In 1990
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Feb 09 On this day in history bottles of Perrier water are voluntarily recalled in the U.S. after benzene is detected in a small number of bottles.
Feb 09 Galileo flies by Venus in the year 1990.
Feb 09 Namibia's constitution ratified on this day in history.
Feb 10 6th Largest wrestling crowd (63,900-Tokyo Dome) on this day in history.
Feb 10 Buster Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10 to become heavyweight boxing champion on this day in history.
Feb 10 South African President F.W. de Klerk announces that Nelson Mandela, the black activist imprisoned for 27 years, will be released the next day on this day in history.
Feb 10 US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary on this day in history.
Feb 11 After being in prison for 27 years, Nelson Mandela is freed on this day in history.
Feb 11 Heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson loses the title when he is knocked out in the tenth round in a fight with Buster Douglas in Tokyo in the year 1990.
Feb 11 James "Buster" Douglas KOs Mike Tyson to win heavyweight boxing crown on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1990 south African activist Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years in prison.
Feb 11 US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge on this day in history.
Feb 12 In Hagersville, Ontarioa tire dump fire set by teenage boys forces hundreds of families from their homes, causes massive air pollution in the year 1990.
Feb 13 50 killed at Inkatha-UDF battle in Natal, South Africa in the year 1990.
Feb 13 On this day in history health Minister Perrin Beatty announces $75-100,000 in compensation for each victim of the drug thalidomide born between 1959 and 1961
Feb 13 On this day in history ken Lynch, actor (Paratroop Command, Legend of Tom Dooley), dies at 79
Feb 14 An Indian Airlines jetliner crashes while landing in southern India, killing 94 passengers and crew on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1990 graeme Hole, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 789 runs), dies
Feb 14 Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some on this day in history.
Feb 14 Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1990 baseball owners lock out players
Feb 15 U.S. President George Bush meets with Bolivian, Colombian, and Peruvian leaders at an anti-drug summit in Colombia on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1990 keith Haring, artist/cartoonist (brilliant baby), dies of AIDs at 31
Feb 17 Erik Rhodes, actor (Top Hat), dies of pneumonia at 84 in the year 1990.
Feb 19 Michael Powell, Engl director (Life & Death of Col Blimp), dies at 84 in the year 1990.
Feb 19 Police kill 8 demonstrators for multi party system in Nepal on this day in history.
Feb 19 Soyuz TM-9 lands in the year 1990.
Feb 21 On this day in history 32nd Grammy Awards Wind Beneath My Wings, Nick of Time win
Feb 22 First day India vs New Zealand cricket at Auckland New Zealand 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps on this day in history.
Feb 22 Grain carrier collides with Polish fishing vessel in Vancouver Harbour; spilling 40,000 litres of diesel fuel in the year 1990.
Feb 23 On this day in history annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch MP (Liberal), dies at 53
Feb 23 Ian Smith 173 New Zealand vs India, 136 balls, world record for no 9 bat in the year 1990.
Feb 23 Jose Napoleon Duarte, former Salvadoran president, dies at age 64 on this day in history.
Feb 24 Johnnie Ray, singer (Cry), dies of liver failure at 61 on this day in history.