On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore
  • China lifts martial law, imposed after the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989
  • NCAA approves random drug testing for college football players

Famous Birthdays

  • Tao Li, Singaporean Olympic swimmer, born in Wuhan, China

Famous Deaths

  • Juliet Berto, screenwriter/actress (Bastienne Bastien), dies at 42
  • Yvonne Peattie Marquard, actress (Donovan's Reef), dies
1990 Highlights

About January 10, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn