On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1990

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
1990 Highlights

About February 6, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius