What Happened on December 28, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 2 die and 188 injured in a NYC subway electrical fire in in tunnel near Clark Street, Brooklyn
  • Blockbuster Bowl 1: Florida State beats Penn State, 24-17

Famous Birthdays

  • David Archuleta, American Idol runner-up, American Singer

Famous Deaths

  • Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65
  • Kiel Martin, actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 46
  • Lucas Polhaupessy, Moluccan leader, dies