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, American actress (Peter Pan), and Larry Hagman's mom, dies of cancer at 76

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin
  • Sashadhar Mukherjee, Indian film producer (Jagrit), dies at 81
  • Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia at 62
1990 Highlights

About November 3, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio