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 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)

  • 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
1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Chandler Massey, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Atlanta, Georgia
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

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

About September 10, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Release Me - Wilson Phillips
  • UK #1 Song: The Joker - Steve Miller Band