What Happened on July 23, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Rosie Jones (St Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
  • South Africa workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86
  • Joe Turner, jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82
  • Kenjiro Takayanagi, Japanese development of television (b. 1899)
  • Robert Sommer, singer, dies of liver failure at 42