April 8, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • "Twin Peaks" created by David Lynch and starring Kyle MacLachlan premieres on ABC-TV
  • King Birendra of Nepal lifts 30-year ban on political parties
  • New Democracy wins the national election in Greece.
  • Norwegian ferry Scandinavian Star catches fire; 159 people die

Deaths in History

  • Jose De Vega, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Ryan White, hemophiliac AIDS sufferer, dies at 18