On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1990

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

South African President F. W. de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela & legalizes ANC & 60 other political organisations

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Weddings

  • Marina Ogilvy (daughter of Engl princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Erskine, Welsh heavyweight boxer (British heavyweight champion 1956-58), dies at 56
  • Joel Fluellen, American actor (Porgy and Bess, Burning Cross, Learning Tree), commits suicide at 82
1990 Highlights

About February 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius