On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 144th Grand National: Marcus Armytage aboard 16/1 bet Mr Frisk wins in race record 8m 47.8s; 2 equine fatalities during the race
  • BPAA US Open by Ron Palombi Jr
  • Farm Aid IV concert
  • Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma
  • John Poindexter (National Sec Advisor) found guilty on Iran-Contra scandal
  • Michael Milken pleads innocent to security law violations
  • NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 5-2, Rangers lead 2-0 in preliminary