Historical Events in 1990 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 600 of 1,001

  • Jun 4 Greyhound Bus files bankruptcy
  • Jun 4 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
  • Jun 4 NY Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx area code 917
  • Jun 4 Dr Jack Kevorkian assisted an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die

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Jun 5 South African troops plunder Nelson Mandela's home

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Jun 6 2nd International Rock Awards
  • Jun 6 For 2nd time this season, Cecil Fielder belts 3 home runs in a game
  • Jun 6 Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager

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Jun 7 Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

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Jun 7 South African President F. W. de Klerk lifts 4 year state of emergency

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • Jun 8 "It's Garry Shandling's Show" last airs on Fox-TV
  • Jun 8 Phil Bradley hits 18th inside-the-park HR in Oriole history
  • Jun 9 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2
  • Jun 9 FIFA World Cup: Czechoslovakia beats USA 5-1 in World Cup match

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 9 Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with baseball's switch hit HRs in 10 games

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Jun 9 Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) & Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed
  • Jun 9 Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage
  • Jun 10 "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • Jun 10 "Meet Me in St Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 253 performances

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Jun 10 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus

  • Jun 10 Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing
  • Jun 10 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland
  • Jun 10 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • Jun 10 Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 10 89th Men's French Open: Andres Gomez beats Andre Agassi (6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • Jun 10 89th Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 6-4)
  • Jun 11 Supreme Court says law prohibiting desecration of US flag unconstitutional

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Jun 11 UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador

  • Jun 11 Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress

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Jun 11 Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph
  • Jun 12 Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite the Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game

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Jun 12 NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti

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Jun 12 Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

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Jun 12 Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Jun 12 NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
  • Jun 13 "Les Miserables" opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
  • Jun 13 Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya
  • Jun 13 Nelson & Winnie Mandela welcomed in NYC
  • Jun 13 Washington, D.C. mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term
  • Jun 14 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 14 Date of the events in the movie Mr Destiny
  • Jun 14 NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season
  • Jun 14 Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional
  • Jun 15 "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres
  • Jun 16 "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8
  • Jun 16 Nelson & Winnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
  • Jun 17 "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 performances
  • Jun 17 "Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • Jun 17 90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il
  • Jun 17 Christa Johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
  • Jun 18 After being undefeated in the 1982 FIFA World Cup Cameroon suffer their 1st loss. Soviet Union wins 4-0.
  • Jun 18 1st sudden death US Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin
  • Jun 19 Gary Carter catches his 1,862nd career game breaks Al Lopez's NL mark
  • Jun 20 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran
  • Jun 20 Nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of US
  • Jun 20 Asteroid Eureka is discovered.
  • Jun 21 7.7 Manjil-Rudbar Earthquake with hundreds of aftershocks hits Iran; killing about 50,000
  • Jun 21 Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
  • Jun 21 NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 4th victim, Larry Parham
  • Jun 21 Parliaments of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
  • Jun 21 US House of Representatives votes 254-177 to stop US flag burning, doesn't pass
  • Jun 21 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"

Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 22 Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • Jun 22 Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
  • Jun 22 Florida passes a law which prohibits wearing a thong bathing suit
  • Jun 22 Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
  • Jun 22 Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing has occurred in South Africa to reverse the ANC's position

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Jun 22 Adam Sandler joins "Saturday Night Live"

  • Jun 23 A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Statue of Liberty
  • Jun 23 Moldavia declares independence
  • Jun 23 Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home
  • Jun 23 TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
  • Jun 23 Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy
  • Jun 23 African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.
  • Jun 24 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • Jun 25 "Dave Thomas Comedy Show" last airs on CBS-TV
  • Jun 25 120°F in Phoenix Arizona
  • Jun 25 NBC decides to air episodes of "Quantum Leap" for 5 straight days
  • Jun 25 Supreme Court rules family members cannot end lives of comatose relatives unless those relatives previously made their wishes known
  • Jun 25 Anti-government riots break out in Lusaka, Zambia
  • Jun 25 African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela meets with President George H. W. Bush at the White House
  • Jun 26 122°F in Phoenix Arizona
  • Jun 26 8 KS & OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
  • Jun 26 New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall
  • Jun 27 Jose Canseco signs record $4,700,000 per year Oak A's contract
  • Jun 27 Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims
  • Jun 28 Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
  • Jun 29 Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
  • Jun 29 NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
  • Jun 29 A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
  • Jun 29 World's first female diocesan Anglican bishop, Dr Penny Jamieson, appointed in New Zealand
  • Jun 30 East & West Germany merge their economies
  • Jul 1 11th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Lee Trevino
  • Jul 1 18th du Maurier Golf Classic: Cathy Johnston
  • Jul 1 1st Zen winter session in Sydney Zen Center's Gorrick's Run Zendo
  • Jul 1 Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0
  • Jul 1 Dordrecht '90 soccer team forms in Dordrecht
  • Jul 1 FC Swells soccer team forms in Swells
  • Jul 1 German Democratic Republic accepts Deutsche Mark as its currency
  • Jul 1 In Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal
  • Jul 1 NY Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0

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Jul 2 Imelda Marcos & Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering

First Lady and Politican Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politican
Imelda Marcos
  • Jul 2 Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
  • Jul 3 Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
  • Jul 3 Liberian President, Samuel Kanyon Doe offers to resign in response to rebel incursions in his country; he will later be kidnapped and executed
  • Jul 4 400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minn
  • Jul 4 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • Jul 4 Wrestler Brutus Beefcake injured during para-sailing
  • Jul 4 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner & Gettysburg Address

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Jul 5 Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbledon semi-finals

Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jul 6 "Jetsons the Movie" with Tiffany, premieres
  • Jul 6 After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game & loses 2-0
  • Jul 7 97th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)
  • Jul 7 NJ Devils sign Russians Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov
  • Jul 7 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats England 2-1 in football's World Cup Third Place game
  • Jul 8 12:34:56 on 7/8/90 (1234567890)
  • Jul 8 Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
  • Jul 8 FIFA World Cup: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for football's 14th World Cup in Rome
  • Jul 8 Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 8 Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels & then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7
  • Jul 9 104th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Boris Becker (6-2 6-2 3-6 3-6 6-4)

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Jul 9 Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • Jul 10 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • Jul 10 All star MVP: Julio Franco (Texas Rangers)
  • Jul 10 Andrew Dice Clay cries on Arsenio Hall Show
  • Jul 10 Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee
  • Jul 11 NYC police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts)
  • Jul 11 Oka Crisis: First Nations land dispute in Quebec, Canada begins.
  • Jul 12 "Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington

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Jul 12 Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Jul 12 Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)
  • Jul 12 In Soweto, South Africa, Shanty town women strip to the waist and confront bulldozers sent by authorities to demolish their homes
  • Jul 14 "Howard Stern's Summer Show" premieres on WWOR-TV (NYC)
  • Jul 14 Sara Martin, of Illinois, crowned America's Junior Miss

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 15 45th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Jul 16 400 die in a (7.7) earthquake in Philippines
  • Jul 16 Bridgette LeAnn Wilson, 17, of Oregon, 8th crowned Miss Teen USA
  • Jul 16 Civil trial by parents of Suicide victims against Judas Priest begins
  • Jul 16 NYC's Empire State Building catches fire-no fatalities
  • Jul 16 Rick Dee's "Into the Night" premieres on ABC-TV
  • Jul 16 Ukraine declares independence
  • Jul 16 The ANC send a report on police violence to President F. W. de Klerk and demanded an end to "the shocking inhumanity" of police action in rural areas of South Africa
  • Jul 17 Hussein's Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 17 NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • Jul 17 Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
  • Jul 19 BASF plant in Cincinnati explodes in flames, 1 dies

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Jul 19 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Jul 19 Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, Calif

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Jul 19 Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a NY Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a NY Yankee

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • Jul 20 Justice William J. Brennan Jr. resigns from the Supreme Court after 36 years
  • Jul 21 Goodwill Games opens in Seattle Wash
  • Jul 21 Pink Floyds' "Wall" is performed where Berlin Wall once stood
  • Jul 22 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St Andrews Scotland

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 22 90th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson

  • Jul 22 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
  • Jul 22 77th Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA
  • Jul 23 Rosie Jones (St Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
  • Jul 23 South Africa workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested
  • Jul 24 Ms. Magazine hits newstands again after an 8 month hiatus
  • Jul 24 US warships in Persian Gulf placed on alert after Iraq masses nearly 30,000 troops near its border with Kuwait
  • Jul 25 "Les Miserables" opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

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Jul 25 KC Royal George Brett hits for the cycle

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Jul 25 Nadezhda Ryashkina of USSR sets 10K walk woman's record (41:56.23)

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Jul 25 Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Jul 25 US Ambassador tells Iraq, US won't take sides in Iraq-Kuwait dispute
  • Jul 25 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • Jul 26 General Hospital records its 7,000th episode

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Jul 26 US President George H. W. Bush signs Americans With Disabilities Act

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Jul 26 US beats Soviet Union 17-0 in baseball at Goodwill Games

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Jul 27 Graham Gooch scores 333 v India at Lord's

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • Jul 27 Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record
  • Jul 27 White-Russia declares independence
  • Jul 27 Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills

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Jul 28 Alberto Fujimori installed as President of Peru

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori
  • Jul 28 Blackout hits Chicago
  • Jul 29 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
  • Jul 29 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
  • Jul 29 36th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel
  • Jul 29 Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
  • Jul 29 South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference
  • Jul 30 Five Bank of Credit & Commerce members found guilty of money laundering
  • Jul 30 Graham Gooch scores 123 v India to follow up 1st innings 333
  • Jul 30 Soldiers opens fire on worshippers in Monrovian church, 200-600 die

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Jul 30 George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as prinicipal partner of NY Yankees

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Jul 30 The first Saturn automobile rolls off the assembly line.
  • Jul 31 Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence
  • Jul 31 Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games
  • Aug 1 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 149 performances
  • Aug 1 Indians' Alex Cole sets club record with 5 stolen bases in one game
  • Aug 1 Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait
  • Aug 1 Soyuz TM-10 launches
  • Aug 1 Stanton Cook becomes CEO of Chicago Cubs
  • Aug 2 Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 2 Yankees rookie Kevin Maas hits his 10th home run in just 77 at bats
  • Aug 2 US President George H. W. Bush orders troops to Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 2 23rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Holiday Inn
  • Aug 3 "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • Aug 3 98.8°F (37.1°C) in Cheltenham, Glos. (UK record)
  • Aug 3 NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th HR in 1st 72 at bats
  • Aug 3 Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion