What Happened on July 19, 1990

Historical Events

  • BASF plant in Cincinnati explodes in flames, 1 dies

Sports History

Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion

Sports History

Dave Righetti pitches in his 499th game as a NY Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a NY Yankee

  • Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, California
1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Anthony Lawrence, American actor (Even Stevens), born in Fresco, California
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Quillan, American actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Julia, Hell Town), dies of cancer at 83
  • Herbert Nelson, actor (Guilding Light), dies of a stroke at 76
  • Johnny Wayne, comedian (Wayne & Shuster), dies of cancer at 72

About July 19, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: She Ain't Worth It - Glenn Medeiros Featuring Bobby Brown
  • UK #1 Song: Sacrifice/Healing Hands - Elton John