On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1990

Historical Events

  • Customs officers in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, say they have seized what they believe to be the barrel of a massive gun on a ship bound for Iraq.
  • MLB California Angels Mark Langston & Mike Witt, no-hit Seattle, 1-0
  • NY Lotto pays $35 million to two winner (#s are 6-14-24-32-34-51)
  • NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 6-1, Rangers lead 3-1 in preliminary playoffs

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Miller, British stage and screen actress (Blackadder), dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Harold Ballard, Canadian ice hockey club (Toronto Maple Leafs, 1972-90), and football team (Hamilton Tiger Cats, 1978-88) owner, dies at 86
  • Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist, Prime Minister of Greece, dies at 86
1990 Highlights

About April 11, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries