On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1990

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Hawks' center Moses Malone sets an NBA record for free throws made in a career by hitting 7-of-9 in a 121-120 win over Indiana Pacers at the Omni; passes Oscar Robinson's record (7,694)
  • Gro Harlem Brundtland is installed as Prime Minister of Norway
  • MLB club owners agree to pay players $280 million in damages under a settlement to close aftermath of the owners' 3-year conspiracy case against free agents; largest owner-to-player payment ever made in sports
  • TCU quarterback Matt Vogler completes 44 passes including 5 touchdowns for an NCAA football record 690 passing yards in a 56-35 loss to Houston at the Astrodome; Cougars quarterback David Klingler throws for 7 TDs

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellyse Perry, Australian soccer defender and cricket all-rounder (top Test score 213no; NSW; Sydney Sixers), born in Sydney NSW

Famous Deaths

Person of interestMary Martin

Mary Martin, actress (Peter Pan), dies of cancer at 76

Actress Mary Martin
Mary Martin
  • Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia at 62
1990 Highlights

About November 3, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio