Historical Events In 1990
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Jan 25 Actress Ava Gardner dies in London at age 67 on this day in history.
Jan 25 Alexander Lockwood, actor (Duel), dies in the year 1990.
Jan 25 Avianca Flight 52, runs out of fuel &crashes in Cove Neck NY, 73 die on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami jail
Jan 25 Seventy-three people are killed when an Avianca 707 jet crashes after running out of fuel in Cove Neck, New York in the year 1990.
Jan 25 On this day in history west-Europe's strongest hurricane
Jan 26 Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica &South Atlantic on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1990 fHP "Boy" Trip, Dutch minister, dies
Jan 27 On this day in history dissolution of Polish communist party
Jan 27 In the year 1990 four top aides of executed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu go on trial in Romania, charged with genocide.
Jan 27 In the year 1990 helen Jerome Eddy, actress (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 92
Jan 28 "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history east German agreement to form all-party government
Jan 29 On this day in history exxon Valdez captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
Jan 29 In the year 1990 former Exxon Valdez captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial in Anchorage, Alaska, on charges arising from worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Jan 29 In the year 1990 iN Ottawa Ray Hnatyshyn sworn in as Canada's 24th Governor General
Jan 30 In the year 1990 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
Jan 30 In Ottawa the CBC President Gerard Veilleux announces 500 jobs to be cut at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation over the next year on this day in history.
Jan 31 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 in the year 1990.
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 On this day in history cN Rail commences cabooseless train operations.
Feb 02 In the year 1990 marina Ogilvy (daughter of English princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt
Feb 02 In the year 1990 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 On this day in history dom Heider Camara, nonviolent/human rights Bishop of Brazil, dies
Feb 07 Hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil spill off the California coast near Huntington Beach, from the tanker, American Trader in the year 1990.
Feb 07 In the year 1990 karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators
Feb 07 On this day in history the Soviet Communist Party leadership agrees to surrender its 70-year monopoly on power, paving the way for a multi-party democracy
Feb 07 USSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties in the year 1990.
Feb 08 On this day in history "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
Feb 08 In the year 1990 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