On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1990

Historical Events

Music Awards

25th Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Clint Black, and Kathy Mattea win

Country Singer Clint Black
Country Singer
Clint Black
  • Hong Kong actress Carina Lau is abducted by Triad members
  • Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by space shuttle Discovery
  • Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6-year term as Nicaragua's president

Famous Birthdays


HolaSoyGerman [Germán Garmendia], Chilean YouTube star (second-most subscribed channel), born in Copiapó, Chile

YouTube Star HolaSoyGerman
YouTube Star

Famous Deaths

  • Dexter Gordon, American jazz tenor saxophonist and actor (Round Midnight, The Other Side of Round Midnight), dies of kidney failure at 67
1990 Highlights

About April 25, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus