On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Article: Taxman Delivers Cruel Blow to Miss Whiplash

Historical Events

  • "Cemetery Club" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 56 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent van Gogh sells for $82.5 million

  • Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,822.45
  • Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period
  • Mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Mattock, English football player

Famous Deaths

  • Doug Young, Canadian NHL defenceman (Stanley Cup 1936-37, Detroit Red Wings captain), dies at 81