What Happened on January 22, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

17th American Music Awards: Paula Abdul & Bobby Brown win

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Mikhail Gorbachev sends Red Troops into the Soviet republic of Azerbaijan

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet worm.
  • Wasim Akram scores Test century (123) at Adelaide
  • Will Clark, NL's MVP signs a $15M 4-year contract with SF Giants