On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore
  • China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre)
  • 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