On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Benin nullifies its constitution
  • England cricket has its first win against West Indies in 16 years and 24 matches, a 9 wicket victory in the 1st Test in Kingston, Jamaica; Allan Lamb's first overseas century 132
  • Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as president of Uruguay
  • Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Tozer, English footballer
  • Harry Eden, English actor, born in Old Harlow, Essex
  • Nikolas Tsattalios, Australian soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Spaak, Belgian dramatist, dies