On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1990

Historical Events

  • 24th Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton & Patty Loveless win

Historic Event

Dr Jack Kevorkian assists an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die

  • Greyhound Bus files bankruptcy
  • LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
  • NY Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx area code 917

Famous Birthdays

  • Evan Spiegel, American Internet entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of Snapchat (Snap Inc.), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Zach Farro, American rock drummer, and songwriter (Paramore - "Misery Business"; "Brick By Boring Brick"), born in Voorhees Township, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Gilford, American comedic actor (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2), dies at 81 of stomach cancer
1990 Highlights

About June 4, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini