What Happened on February 23, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ian Smith 173* NZ v India, 136 balls, world record for no 9 bat
  • “Hold On” single released by En Vogue (Billboard Song of the Year 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch lawyer and politician (Liberal), dies at 53
  • James Gavin, US 82nd Airborne Division General (Sicily/Normandy), dies at 82
  • Jose Napoleon Duarte, president of Salvador (1984-89), dies at 62