On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1990

Historical Events

  • As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score
  • Seattle's Brian Holman's perfect game broken up with 2 outs in 9th
  • US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) returns from space
  • US hostage Frank Reed freed after 4 years in hands of pro-Iranians

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Brownlee, British triathlete (Olympic bronze 2012, silver 16), born in Dewsbury, England

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Game show host Alex Trebek (49) weds real-estate mogul Jean Currivan (27) at the Regency Club in Los Angeles

Host of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek
Host of Jeopardy!
Alex Trebek

1990 Highlights

About April 30, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus