On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • New Jersey Devils sign star Russian defensemen Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov to NHL contracts despite criticism they are taking North American jobs

Sport awardTennis Open

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