On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1990

Historical Events

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

7th MTV Video Music Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor
  • US citizen is shot in Kuwait; oil markets surge on aggressive US statements toward Iraq

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wall, American basketball point guard (2010 NBA Draft: #1 pick Washington Wizards), born in Raleigh, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Issan Dorsey, American founder of the Hartford St Zen Center in San Francisco, dies of AIDS at 57
  • Leonard Hutton, cricketer (79 Tests for England, 6971 runs), dies

Person of interestTom Fogerty

Tom Fogerty, rocker (Creedence Clearwater), dies of tuberculosis at 48

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Tom Fogerty

1990 Highlights

About September 6, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo