January 4, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 307 dead and 700 injured after overloaded passenger train collides with empty freight train in Pakistan

Deaths in History

  • Alberto Lleras Camargo, president of Colombia (1945-46, 58-62), dies
  • Harold Edgerton, American electrical engineer (b. 1903)
  • Robert F Adams, American sci-fi author (Castaways in Time), dies at 57
  • Sir Henry Bolte, Premier of Victoria 1955-1972 (b. 1908)