On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Boston Bruins beat Washington Capitals, 4 games to 0
  • NY Newsday reporter Jimmy Breslin suspended for a racial slur
  • Sampdoria of Italy win 30th European Cup Winner's Cup against Anderlecht of Belgium 2-0 in Gothenburg

Famous Deaths

  • Luigi Nono, Italian composer (Intolleranza), dies at 66
  • Pauline Frederick, pioneering American journalist and author, dies at 84