On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brett Hull becomes 1st son of NHL 50 goal scorer (Bobby) to score 50

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • Groundbreaking begins on Baltimore Orioles' new $102 million stadium
  • Steve Briers of Wales recites entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes 58.44 seconds backwards!

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Novak, silent screen actress (Ghost Town), dies of stroke at 94
  • Jimmy Van Heusen [Edward Chester Babcock], American composer and songwriter (All the Way, Love & Marriage), dies following a stroke at 77
  • John Merivale, actor (Caltiki), dies