On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1990

Historical Events

  • Lynn Jennings runs world record indoor 5km indoor at 15:22.64
  • Tower of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far

Famous Birthdays

  • Camryn Grimes, American actress, born in Van Nuys, California
  • Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater, born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Gregor Schlierenzauer, Austrian ski jumper, born in Tyrol, Austria
  • Liam Aiken, American actor, born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

Bronko Nagurski

Bronko Nagurski, Canadian-American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback (Chicago Bears), dies at 81

  • Gail Lucas, entertainer, dies
  • Horace Stoneham, baseball owner (Giants), dies at 86
  • Joseph Robbie, lawyer/NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73
1990 Highlights

About January 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn