Historical Events In 1990
Friday, 16 April 2021
Oct 04 Avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67 in the year 1990.
Oct 04 Regional elections held, in what was East Germany in the year 1990.
Oct 05 On this day in history cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos)
Oct 05 Meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58 in the year 1990.
Oct 07 In the year 1990 israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens
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 In the year 1990 uS doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize
Oct 09 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history 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 On this day in history carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
Oct 10 Dick Jorgensen NFL referee, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Oct 10 US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1990 center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum
Oct 11 On this day in history douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
Oct 11 On this day in history octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature
Oct 11 In the year 1990 oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel
Oct 12 On this day in history max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies
Oct 13 Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies in the year 1990.
Oct 14 Leonard Bernstein, composer, dies of heart attack at 72 in the year 1990.
Oct 15 In the year 1990 delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58
Oct 15 On this day in history mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 16 In the year 1990 art Blakey, jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), dies of cancer at 71
Oct 16 US forces reach 200,000 in the Persian Gulf in the year 1990.
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 Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages on this day in history.
Oct 23 Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies in the year 1990.
Oct 25 Evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title on this day in history.
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 William Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89 in the year 1990.