On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1990

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)

Sports History

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

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
1990 Highlights

About January 11, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn