On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1990

Taxman Delivers Cruel Blow to Miss Whiplash

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

"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
1990 Highlights

About May 15, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus