What Happened on April 25, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 25th Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Clint Black, and Kathy Mattea win
  • Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery
  • Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6 year term as Nicaragua's pres

Famous Deaths

  • Dexter Gordon, Jazz saxophonist, dies of kidney failure at 67