On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1990

Historical Events

  • 1st Zen winter session in Sydney Zen Center's Gorrick's Run Zendo

Golf Major

Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Westmount GC: Cathy Johnston wins by 2 strokes from Patty Sheehan for her only LPGA Tour win

  • German Democratic Republic accepts Deutsche Mark as its currency
  • In Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal

US Senior Golf Open

US Senior Open Men's Golf, Ridgewood CC: Lee Trevino wins by 2 strokes from Jack Nicklaus for his first Champions Tour major title


Famous Weddings

Hank Williams Jr

Country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr (41) weds model Mary Jane Thomas at a Congregational church near his ranch in Missoula, Montana

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Palk, actress (Play it Cool, Frozen Dead), dies of cancer at 48
  • Jurriaan Schrofer, graphic designer, dies
1990 Highlights

About July 1, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer