What Happened on September 8, 1990

Historical Events

  • Ellis Island Historical Site opens on Ellis Island NYC

US Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Gabriela Sabatini becomes only Argentine woman to win a Grand Slam singles event; beats Steffi Graf 6-2, 7-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerrit Cole, American MLB player (NY Yankees), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jos Buttler, English cricket wicketkeeper (HS 152; Somerset CCC, Lancashire CCC, Rajasthan Royals, Sydney Thunder), born in Taunton, England
  • Matt Barkley, American NFL football quarterback (Buffalo Bills), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Matthew Dellavedova, Australian basketball player (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Maryborough, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Denys Watkins-Pitchford, British writer and illustrator (The Little Grey Men), dies at 85
1990 Highlights

About September 8, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blaze Of Glory (From "Young Guns II") - Jon Bon Jovi
  • UK #1 Song: Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Bombalurina Ft. Timmy Mallett