What Happened on January 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Civil Rights activist Rev Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Bkln

Minister and Civil Rights Activist Al Sharpton
Minister and Civil Rights Activist
Al Sharpton
  • Romania bans Communist party (1st Warsaw Pact member to do so)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergey Karjakin, Ukrainian chess player

Famous Deaths

  • Laurence J Peter, author (Peter Princible), dies of a stroke at 70
  • Paul Amadeus Pisk, composer, dies at 96