July 16, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 400 die in a (7.7) earthquake in Philippines
  • Civil trial by parents of Suicide victims against Judas Priest begins
  • NYC's Empire State Building catches fire-no fatalities

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • Ukraine declares independence

Deaths in History

  • Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (b. 1927)