On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1990

Historical Events

  • 1st time in NY Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0
  • 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Basilica of Our Lady of Peace consecrated by Pope John Paul II in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire, as the largest church in the world at 30,000 square metres (320,000 sq ft)

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Ellis Island reopens as a museum
  • Hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas Nevada
  • Iran agrees to resume diplomatic ties with Iraq
  • Mariner Matt Young becomes 21st AL'er to strike out 4 in 1 inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Chandler Massey, actor (Days of our Lives), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Kanyon Doe, president of Liberia (1980-90), assassinated
1990 Highlights

About September 10, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo