On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • 9th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Auburn, 88-81; Cardinal point guard Jennifer Azzi MOP
  • It becomes illegal in Salem Oregon to be within 2 feet of nude dancers

Sport awardGolf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Betsy King wIns the second of her 3 DS events, 2 strokes ahead of Shirley Furlong and Kathy Postlewait

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Sport awardGolf Tournament

The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Jack Nicklaus wins his first start on the Senior PGA Tour by 4 strokes from Gary Player

Sport defeatWrestleMania

WrestleMania VI, Skydome, Toronto, ON (67,678): Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan for WWF Heavyweight and Intercontinental titles

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Famous Divorces

  • Guns & Roses' Duff divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames

Famous Deaths

  • Russell Vis, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold freestyle lightweight 1924), dies at 89
1990 Highlights

About April 1, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries