On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 200,000 demand return of Lithuania's independence
  • Actor Joseph Cotton undergoes vocal cancer operation at 84
  • Bobby Knight becomes basketball's Big 10 winningest coach (229)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pat LaFontaine sets NY Islander record of scoring goals in 11 straight

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine

Famous Deaths

  • Kittens Reichert [Catherine Alma Reichert], American silent screen child actor [House of Cards, Les Misérables], dies at 79
  • Mary Jane Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife), dies