Historical Events In 1990
Thursday, 21 October 2021
Jan 25 On this day in history actress Ava Gardner dies in London at age 67.
Jan 25 On this day in history alexander Lockwood, actor (Duel), dies
Jan 25 Avianca Flight 52, runs out of fuel &crashes in Cove Neck NY, 73 die on this day in history.
Jan 25 Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami jail in the year 1990.
Jan 25 Seventy-three people are killed when an Avianca 707 jet crashes after running out of fuel in Cove Neck, New York on this day in history.
Jan 25 West-Europe's strongest hurricane on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history annular eclipse visible over Antarctica &South Atlantic
Jan 26 In the year 1990 fHP "Boy" Trip, Dutch minister, dies
Jan 27 Dissolution of Polish communist party in the year 1990.
Jan 27 In the year 1990 four top aides of executed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu go on trial in Romania, charged with genocide.
Jan 27 Helen Jerome Eddy, actress (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 92 in the year 1990.
Jan 28 "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London in the year 1990.
Jan 28 East German agreement to form all-party government on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history exxon Valdez captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
Jan 29 Former Exxon Valdez captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial in Anchorage, Alaska, on charges arising from worst oil spill in U.S. history in the year 1990.
Jan 29 In the year 1990 iN Ottawa Ray Hnatyshyn sworn in as Canada's 24th Governor General
Jan 30 Canada's Finance Minister Michael Wilson gets the 7% Goods and Services Tax bill through first reading in the Commons, and we still hate it in the year 1990.
Jan 30 In the year 1990 in Ottawa the CBC President Gerard Veilleux announces 500 jobs to be cut at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation over the next year
Jan 31 In the year 1990 george Cohon, head of Canadian franchise subsidiary opens first McDonald's fast-food restaurant in Pushkin Square, the world's biggest McDonald's Moscow Russia
Jan 31 In the year 1990 mcDonald's opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.
Jan 31 In the year 1990 the first ever all-sports daily "The National" begins publishing
Feb 01 CN Rail commences cabooseless train operations on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1990 marina Ogilvy (daughter of English princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt
Feb 02 On this day in history south Africa's President F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela & legalizes African National Congress & 60 other political organizations
Feb 02 On this day in history south African President F.W. de Klerk promises to free imprisoned political prisoner Nelson Mandela and lifts a ban on black membership in the African National Congress.
Feb 04 On this day in history 10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo
Feb 07 Dom Heider Camara, nonviolent/human rights Bishop of Brazil, dies in the year 1990.
Feb 07 Hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil spill off the California coast near Huntington Beach, from the tanker, American Trader on this day in history.
Feb 07 Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators in the year 1990.
Feb 07 The Soviet Communist Party leadership agrees to surrender its 70-year monopoly on power, paving the way for a multi-party democracy on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history uSSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties
Feb 08 In the year 1990 "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
Feb 08 On this day in history del Shannon, rock vocalist (Runaway), shoots self at 50
Feb 09 On this day in history "The Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV