On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
  • 32-day lockout by baseball owners ends
  • A Tampa little leaguer dies after being struck by a pitch
  • Largest art robbery in US history: 13 works of art worth over $500 million are stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston
  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Jodie Mudd wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Mark Calcavecchia; winner's cheque $270,000

Famous Deaths

  • Robin Harris, actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies at 36