On This Day

February 23, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Ian Smith 173* NZ v India, 136 balls, world record for no 9 bat

Deaths in History

  • Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch lawyer and politician (Liberal), dies at 53
  • James Gavin, US 82nd Airborne Division General (Sicily/Normandy), dies at 82
  • Jose Napoleon Duarte, president of Salvador (1984-89), dies at 62