What Happened on October 10, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • American Petroleum Institute (API) reports crude inventories dropped by more than 4 MMB in the last week
  • MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 0
  • US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
  • Dick Jorgensen, NFL referee, dies at 56
  • Michael A Salcido, dies at 39
  • Tom Murton, American penologist (b. 1928)