What Happened on March 31, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

Article: Margaret Thatcher Tax Triggers Riot

Historical Events

  • "Carol & Company" starring Carol Burnett premieres on NBC-TV
  • Dionisio Castro cycles world record 20km (57:18.4)
  • Major riots occur in London and other British towns in protest against the new Community Charge poll tax laws

Famous Deaths

  • John Hawkes, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship singles, doubles, mixed doubles 1926), dies at 90
  • Lillian "Miss" Miller, audience member (Merv Griffin, Tonight), dies