Historical Events In 1990
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Oct 04 On this day in history regional elections held, in what was East Germany
Oct 05 Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos) on this day in history.
Oct 05 Meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 07 Israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens on this day in history.
Oct 07 On this day in history j Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies
Oct 08 Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters in the year 1990.
Oct 08 US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize on this day in history.
Oct 09 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon on this day in history.
Oct 09 Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1990 saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile
Oct 10 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67 in the year 1990.
Oct 10 On this day in history dick Jorgensen NFL referee, dies at 56
Oct 10 On this day in history uS 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space
Oct 11 Center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum in the year 1990.
Oct 11 Douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature
Oct 11 Oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel on this day in history.
Oct 12 Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies in the year 1990.
Oct 13 In the year 1990 hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies
Oct 14 In the year 1990 leonard Bernstein, composer, dies of heart attack at 72
Oct 15 Delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1990.
Oct 16 Art Blakey, jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), dies of cancer at 71 in the year 1990.
Oct 16 In the year 1990 uS forces reach 200,000 in the Persian Gulf
Oct 17 Ralph Abernathy, civil rights activist, dies at 64 in the year 1990.
Oct 20 Joel McCrea, actor (Ramrod), dies of pulmonary complications at 84 on this day in history.
Oct 23 On this day in history iraq announces release of 330 French hostages
Oct 23 On this day in history louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies
Oct 25 On this day in history evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title
Oct 25 In the year 1990 in the Hindu Kush Region a 6.0 earthquake killed 11 people and more then 250 injured and damage in the Chitral-Mardan-Malakand area, Pakistan. Felt throughout northern and central Pakistan.
Oct 25 On this day in history new Zealand's voters ousted the Labour Party of Mike Moore giving the National Party under James Bolger the biggest election victory in more than 50 years.
Oct 25 NY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991) on this day in history.
Oct 26 William Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89 in the year 1990.
Oct 27 On this day in history elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80