On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1990

Historical Events

  • Armenia declares independence
  • East & West Germany announced that they would unite on Oct 3
  • US begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf

Famous Deaths

  • David Rose, American Emmy Award-winning composer ("Holiday for Strings"; "The Stripper"), dies at 80
1990 Highlights

About August 23, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo