On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1990

Historical Events

  • An earthquake hits Peru, killing over 200

Election of Interest

Boris Yeltsin is elected President of the Russian Republic

  • Dow Jones average hits a record 2,870.49
  • NY Mets fire manager Davey Johnson & hire Bud Harrelson

Baseball Record

Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record


1990 Highlights

About May 29, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Vogue - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Killer - Adamski