On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1990

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

First Three Tenors concert featuring Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti at Baths of Caracalla in Rome - recording of is world's best-selling classical record

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
Opera Singer and Conductor Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer and Conductor
Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer José Carreras
Opera Singer
José Carreras
  • New Jersey Devils sign star Russian defensemen Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov to NHL contracts despite criticism they are taking North American jobs

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her record 9th Wimbledon singles title beating American Zina Garrison 6-4, 6-1

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Cullen, game show host (Price is Right), dies at 70 of cancer
  • Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer, dies at 32
  • Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, German Jesuit priest and Buddhism Zen teacher, dies at 92
1990 Highlights

About July 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer