On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1990

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

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Farm Aid IV concert at Hoosier Dome (Indianapolis, Indiana features Bonnie Raitt, John Mellencamp, John Hiatt, Carl Perkins, Arlo Guthrie, Garth Brooks, Bruce Hornsby, Elton John, Lou Reed, Taj Mahal, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Willie Nelson, Iggy Pop, and others

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
Rocker Iggy Pop
Rocker
Iggy Pop
  • Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma
  • John Poindexter (US National Security Advisor) found guilty of five counts of lying to Congress and obstruction regarding the Iran-Contra scandal
  • Michael Milken pleads innocent to security law violations
  • NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 5-2, Rangers lead 2-0 in preliminary
1990 Highlights

About April 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries