What Happened on February 11, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

40th NBA All-Star Game, Miami Arena, Miami, FL: East beats West, 130-113; MVP: Magic Johnson, LA Lakers, F

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

In a huge upset, James "Buster" Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10th round in Tokyo, Japan to win the world heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela released after 27 years imprisonment in South Africa

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Ayah of Jordan, niece of King Abdullah II of Jordan, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Q'orianka Kilcher, US actress and activist (The New World), born in Schweigmatt, Germany