On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1990

Historical Events

  • An earthquake hits Peru, killing over 200

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Boris Yeltsin is elected President of the Russian Republic

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

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Morton, American guitarist
1990 Highlights

About May 29, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini