On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Change in the Heir" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • Dan Quisenberry (all-time AL save king, 238) announces his retirement
  • STS-31 (Discovery 10) lands
  • Wrecking cranes began tearing down the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate

Famous Deaths

  • Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), dies at 52