Historical Events In 1990
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Jan 01 David Dinkins sworn in as first black mayor of New York City NY on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history mitsuko Nishiwaki beats Nakano to become Japan Women wrestling champ
Jan 01 In the year 1990 new York City NY MTA stops token redemption at subway stations
Jan 01 Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV on this day in history.
Jan 02 Alan Hale Jr, Skipper on Gilligan's Island, dies of cancer at 71 in the year 1990.
Jan 02 Dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15) in the year 1990.
Jan 02 Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson) in the year 1990.
Jan 03 In the year 1990 panama's leader General Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities
Jan 04 On this day in history alberto Lleras Camargo, president of Colombia (1945-46, 58-62), dies
Jan 04 On this day in history canada defeats Czechoslovakia 2-1 to win World Junior Hockey title.
Jan 05 On this day in history arthur Kennedy, actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76
Jan 06 On this day in history hans Jaray, actor (Lydia, Fedora), dies
Jan 06 New York Lotto pays $35 million to one winner (#s are 18-25-26-32-42-44) on this day in history.
Jan 07 Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far in the year 1990.
Jan 08 In the year 1990 canada formally joins the Organization of American States (OAS) as its 33rd member.
Jan 09 On this day in history 64th US manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit
Jan 09 Supreme Court strikes down Dallas' ordinance imposing strict zoning on sexually oriented businesses in the year 1990.
Jan 09 The space shuttle Columbia leaves earth on a ten-day mission to, among other things, retrieve a drifting satellite in the year 1990.
Jan 10 China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre) in the year 1990.
Jan 10 In the year 1990 nCAA approves random drug testing for college football players
Jan 10 In the year 1990 time Inc. aquired Warner Communications for the tidy little sum of $14.1 billion. Thus began Time Warner, one of the world’s largest media and entertainment conglomerates.
Jan 11 200,000 demand return of Lithuania's independence on this day in history.
Jan 11 Actor Joseph Cotten undergoes vocal-chord cancer operation at 84 in the year 1990.
Jan 11 Mary Jane Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife), dies on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1990 civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Brooklyn
Jan 12 In the year 1990 laurence J Peter, author (Peter Princible), dies of a stroke at 70
Jan 12 Martial Law is lifted in Beijing, China in the year 1990.
Jan 12 Romania bans Communist party in the year 1990.
Jan 13 L. Douglas Wilder, the nation's first elected Afro-American govenor, is sworn in in Richmond, Virginia on this day in history.
Jan 14 "Simpsons" premiered on Fox-TV on this day in history.
Jan 14 11th ACE Cable Awards in the year 1990.
Jan 14 In the year 1990 david Arkin, actor (I Love You Alice B Toklas), dies
Jan 14 Perez de Cuellar says he has lost all hope for peace in the Gulf on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1990 42 year old George Foreman KOs George Cooney in 2 rounds