Historical Events In 1990
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Oct 04 On this day in history avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67
Oct 04 Regional elections held, in what was East Germany on this day in history.
Oct 05 Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos) on this day in history.
Oct 05 In the year 1990 meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58
Oct 07 On this day in history israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens
Oct 07 On this day in history j Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies
Oct 08 In the year 1990 israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
Oct 08 US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize in the year 1990.
Oct 09 In the year 1990 radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
Oct 09 In the year 1990 richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83
Oct 09 Saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile in the year 1990.
Oct 10 In the year 1990 carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
Oct 10 In the year 1990 dick Jorgensen NFL referee, dies at 56
Oct 10 In the year 1990 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 in the year 1990.
Oct 11 Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature on this day in history.
Oct 11 Oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies
Oct 13 On this day in history hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies
Oct 14 On this day in history leonard Bernstein, composer, dies of heart attack at 72
Oct 15 On this day in history delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58
Oct 15 Mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1990.
Oct 16 In the year 1990 art Blakey, jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), dies of cancer at 71
Oct 16 In the year 1990 uS forces reach 200,000 in the Persian Gulf
Oct 17 In the year 1990 ralph Abernathy, civil rights activist, dies at 64
Oct 20 In the year 1990 joel McCrea, actor (Ramrod), dies of pulmonary complications at 84
Oct 23 On this day in history iraq announces release of 330 French hostages
Oct 23 In the year 1990 louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies
Oct 25 In the year 1990 evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title
Oct 25 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 in the year 1990.
Oct 25 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 in the year 1990.
Oct 25 On this day in history nY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)
Oct 26 On this day in history william Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89