On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1990

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,852.23
  • Microsoft releases Windows 3.0
  • North & South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen

Famous Deaths

  • Max Wall, actor (Jabberwocky), dies
  • Rocky Graziano, American boxer (World Middleweight title 1947-48; famous Tony Zale trilogy) and entertainer (Pantomime Quiz, Miami Undercover), dies of heart failure at 71
1990 Highlights

About May 22, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini