On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1990

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

  • Patrick Piggott, British pianist, composer, and musicologist (The Life & Music of John Field; The Innocent Diversion - Music in the Life and Writings of Jane Austen), dies at 74
  • Pauline Frederick, American journalist & author, dies at 84
1990 Highlights

About May 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus