On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1990

Historical Events

Historic Event

Panama's leader General Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Divorces

Andrew Lloyd Webber

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? 31 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn