On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1990

Historical Events

  • Former Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood ordered to help clean up Prince William Sound & pay $50,000 in restitution for 1989 oil spill

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugenie, Princess of York and daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Al Sears, American jazz and R&B saxophonist (Duke Elllington Orchestra; Johnny Hodges - "Castle Rock"), dies at 80
  • Rene Enriquez, American actor (Hill Street Blues), dies of pancreatic cancer at 56
1990 Highlights

About March 23, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries