On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1990

Historical Events

  • 12 Arab leaders agree to send pan-Arab forces to protect Saudi Arabia
  • Russian spacecraft Soyuz TM-10 launches

Famous Birthdays

  • Adelaide Kane, Australian actress (Reign), born in Claremont, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Appleby, American actress (Small Town Boy, Paradise Express), dies at 84
  • Joe Mercer, English soccer midfielder (5 caps; Everton, Arsenal) and manager (Manchester City, Aston Villa, England 1974), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 76
1990 Highlights

About August 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo