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Historical Events In 1990

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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1990

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jul 13   Matt Weinberg, American actor was born in the year 1990.  

Oct 23   In the year 1990 birth of stevie Brock, American singer  

Famous Deaths In 1990

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Charles Boost, Dutch film critic, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Alan Hale Jr, Skipper on Gilligan's Island, dies of cancer at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history ken Hill, actor (Cobra, Protocol), dies  

Jan 04   On this day in history alberto Lleras Camargo, president of Colombia (1945-46, 58-62), dies  

Jan 05   Arthur Kennedy, actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76 in the year 1990.  

Jan 06   Hans Jaray, actor (Lydia, Fedora), dies in the year 1990.  

Jan 07   Bronislau "Bronko" Nagurski, football hall of famer, dies at 81 in the year 1990.  

Jan 08   On this day in history terry Thomas, Engl comic (Heroes), dies of Parkinson's disease at 78  

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