1990 in History (Part 4)

Events in History

Events 301 - 400 of 573

  • 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 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 South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference
  • Jul 30 Five Bank of Credit & Commerce members found guilty of money laundering
  • Jul 30 Soldiers opens fire on worshippers in Monrovian church, 200-600 die
  • Jul 30 The first Saturn automobile rolls off the assembly line.
  • Jul 31 Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence
  • 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 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 3 98.8°F (37.1°C) in Cheltenham, Glos. (UK record)
  • Aug 3 Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion
  • Aug 3 US announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions
  • Aug 3 For 3rd time in 1990 a no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 8th inning. Doug Drabek of Pitts still beats Philadelphia 11-0
  • Aug 4 95.5°F (35.3°C) in De Bilt Neth (highest Aug temp in Neth)
  • Aug 4 European community proposes a boycott of Iraq
  • Aug 5 Jim Palmer & Joe Morgan inducted into hall of fame

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Aug 6 President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan

Pakistani Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
Benazir Bhutto
  • Aug 6 UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstensions Cuba & Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq
  • Aug 7 Operation Desert Shield begins - US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 8 Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province
  • Aug 9 12 Arab leaders agree to send pan-Arab forces to protect Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 9 Russian spacecraft Soyuz TM-10 launches
  • Aug 10 NASA's Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus
  • Aug 10 The Massacre of more than 127 Muslims in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitaries.
  • Aug 11 Egypt & Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion
  • Aug 12 12th annual Macy's Tap-o-mania

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Aug 12 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • Aug 14 Angel's Louis Palonia is 74th to hit an inside park grandslam
  • Aug 15 Phils Terry Mulholland no-hits Giants 6-0 (8th no hitter of 1990)
  • Aug 15 At least 150 people die in clashes between the African National Congress and Inkatha Freedom Party, South Africa
  • Aug 16 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Aug 16 Iraq orders 4000 Britons & 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq

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Aug 16 South African President F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela hold emergency talks in Pretoria about increasing violence in Soweto

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Aug 17 "Exorcist 3" premieres
  • Aug 19 Dodger Jose Offerman hits HR in his 1st at bat
  • Aug 20 Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)
  • Aug 22 US President George H. W. Bush calls up military reserves
  • Aug 23 Armenia declares independence
  • Aug 23 East & West Germany announced that they would unite on Oct 3
  • Aug 23 US begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf
  • Aug 24 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
  • Aug 24 Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City
  • Aug 25 UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq
  • Aug 26 2 murdered college students found in Gainesville, Florida
  • Aug 26 Bo Jackson hits 4th of 4 consecutive HRs
  • Aug 27 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
  • Aug 27 Market prices plunge as OPEC nears informal agreement to increase output to cover shortfall due to invasion; cash market trading experiences abrupt decline.
  • Aug 28 Stefan Edberg (#1 seeded player) loses in 1st round to Alex Volkov
  • Aug 29 C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, killing 13
  • Aug 29 Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq
  • Aug 30 Tatarstan declares independence from the RSFSR.
  • Aug 31 Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season
  • Aug 31 East & West Germany sign a treaty to join legal & political systems
  • Sep 2 Steve Allen, installed as a new abbot of Hartford St Zen Center, SF
  • Sep 3 Helen Hudson sings national anthem in 26th park of year (San Diego)
  • Sep 5 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West
  • Sep 6 US citizen is shot in Kuwait; oil markets surge on aggressive U.S. statements toward Iraq
  • Sep 8 Ellis Island Historical Site opens on Ellis Island NYC
  • Sep 9 Liberia president Samuel K Doe is captured by Mr Johnson's forces
  • Sep 9 Oakland beats NY 7-3 to complete a 12-game sweep of Yankees this year
  • Sep 9 George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Helsinki & urge Iraq to leave Kuwait
  • Sep 10 Ellis Island reopens as a museum
  • Sep 10 Hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas Nevada
  • Sep 10 Iran agrees to resume diplomatic ties with Iraq
  • Sep 10 Mariner Matt Young becomes 21st AL'er to strike out 4 in 1 inning
  • Sep 12 US, United Kingdom, France, USSR, East & West Germanys sign agreements allowing 2 Germanys to merge
  • Sep 13 Commuter train at Johannesburg South Africa attacked, 36 die
  • Sep 13 Iraqi troops storm residence of French ambassador in Kuwait
  • Sep 13 Senate Judiciary Com opens hearing on confirmation of David Souter
  • Sep 14 Ken Griffey, Sr & Jr, hit back-to-back HRs in 1st inning
  • Sep 15 Florida lottery goes over $100,000,000
  • Sep 15 France announce it will send 4,000 troops to Persian Gulf
  • Sep 15 15th Toronto International Film Festival: "Cyrano de Bergerac" directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 16 Iraq televises an 8 minute uncensored speech from George H. W. Bush
  • Sep 16 Pirate Radio NY International begins transmissions on WWCR
  • Sep 17 Newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep NY Post publishing
  • Sep 17 Soviet Union & Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties
  • Sep 18 500 lb 6' Hershey Kiss is displayed at 1 Times Square, NYC
  • Sep 18 Liechtenstein becomes a member of the United Nations.
  • Sep 18 Crude prices outpace increases in product prices and there is talk of cutting refinery runs
  • Sep 20 Both East and West Germany ratify reunification
  • Sep 20 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 20 South Ossetia declares its independence from Georgia.
  • Sep 21 Oakland A's Bob Welch becomes 1st 25 game winner in 10 years
  • Sep 21 Pirate Bobby Bond is 2nd to hit 30 HRs & steal 50 bases in a season (so he can play in 6 decades) because it is a publicity stunt
  • Sep 21 Reports that US refinery problems will lead to a loss in capacity and aggressive remarks by Saddam Hussein send crude prices to new highs
  • Sep 22 Saudi Arabia expels many Jordanian & Yemeni envoys
  • Sep 23 Saddam says he will destroy Israel
  • Sep 24 East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact
  • Sep 24 South African President F. W. de Klerk meets US President George H. W. Bush in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 24 Supreme Soviet gives approval to switch to free market
  • Sep 24 West German Pres Richard von Weizsaecker signs reunification treaty

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