On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1990

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Panama's leader General Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega

Famous Birthdays

  • Yoichiro Kakitani, Japanese soccer midfielder (18 caps; Cerezo Osaka), born in Osaka, Japan

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (41) divorces singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (29) after almost 7 years of marriage


Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Gold, American pianist, half of Gold and Fizdale duo (b. 1917)
  • Ken Hill, American actor (Cobra, Protocol), dies at 49
1990 Highlights

About January 3, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn