What Happened on February 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators
  • Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half & loses 102-24
  • USSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Stamkos, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (b. 1905)
  • Dom Heider Camara, nonviolent/human rights Bishop of Brazil, dies
  • Jimmy Van Heusen, composer (Call Me Irresponsible), dies at 77
  • Nathan Wartels, publisher (Crown), dies at 88 of pneumonia