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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1990 AD


January 1: David Dinkins sworn in as 1st black mayor of New York City
January 1: FCC implements "SYNDEX" giving independent stations more rights over cable TV outlets for exclusive syndicated programs
January 1: Mitsuko Nishiwaki beats Nakano to become Japan Women wrestling champ
January 1: New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority stops token redemption at subway stations
January 1: Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV
January 2: Dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15)
January 2: Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)
January 3: Panama's leader General Manuel Noriega surrenders to U.S. authorities
January 5: J Donald Crump appointed 8th Commissioner of CFL
January 6: New York Lotto pays $35 million to one winner (18-25-26-32-42-44)
January 7: Lynn Jennings runs world record 5K indoor at 15:22.64
January 7: Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far
January 9: 64th U.S. manned space mission STS-32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit
January 9: Boston Celtics worst ever (6 pts in 2nd vs New Jersey Nets) and lose 87-78
January 9: Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
January 9: Supreme Court strikes down Dallas' ordinance imposing strict zoning on sexually oriented businesses
January 10: China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre)
January 10: "Les Miserables," opens at Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore
January 10: NCAA approves random drug testing for college football players
January 11: 200,000 demand return of Lithuania's independence
January 11: Actor Joseph Cotton undergoes vocal cancer operation at 84
January 11: Bobby Knight becomes basketball's Big 10 winningest coach (229)
January 11: Pat Lafontaine sets New York Islander record of scoring goals in 11 straight
January 12: Civil Rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Bkln
January 12: Romania bans Communist party (1st Warsaw Pact member to do so)
January 13: 1st elected U.S. black governor inaugurated (Douglas Wilder-Virginia)
January 14: 11th ACE Cable Awards
January 14: Perez de Cuellar says he has lost all hope for peace in Gulf
January 14: "Simpsons" premiered on Fox-TV
January 15: 42 year old George Foreman KOs George Cooney in 2 rounds
January 15: 6th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Knots Landing wins
January 15: AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch
January 15: Blue Jay Cecil Fielder signs with Detroit as a free agent
January 15: New York Knicks Trent Tucker scores with 1/10 sec, beats Bulls, 109-106
January 16: 2 Bank of Credit and Commerce members plea guilty to money laundering
January 17: 5th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
January 17: Dave Stewart signs record $3,500,000 per year Oak A's contract
January 17: Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
January 17: Who, Simon and Garfunkel, 4 Seasons, 4 Tops, Hank Ballard, Platters &
January 18: South Africa says its reconsidering ban on African National Congress
January 18: Washington D.C., Mayor Marion Barry arrested in drug enforcement sting
January 19: Test debut of Mushtaq Ahmed, vs. Australia at Adelaide
January 20: 47th Golden Globes: Born on 4th of July, Driving Miss Daisy win
January 20: U.S. 64th manned space mission STS-32 (Columbia 10) returns from space
January 21: 41st NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 12-7 at Pittsburgh
January 21: Bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association executive director
January 21: John McEnroe becomes 1st ever expelled from Australian Open
January 21: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic
January 22: 17th American Music Award: Milli Vanilli
January 22: Wasim Akram scores Test century (123) at Adelaide
January 22: Will Clark, NL's MVP signs a $15M 4-year contract with San Francisco Giants
January 23: Dean Jones scores twin Test tons vs. Pakistan at Adelaide Oval
January 24: Japanese MUSES-A (Hiten) launched towards moon
January 25: Avianca Flight 52, runs out of fuel and crashes in Cove Neck NY, 73 die
January 25: Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami jail
January 25: West-Europe's strongest hurricane
January 26: Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica and South Atlantic
January 26: Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asstistant General Manager (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office)
January 27: 64th Australian Women's Tennis Steffi Graf beats MJ Fernandez (63 64)
January 28: 78th Australian Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats S Edberg (46 76 52-ret)
January 28: "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London
January 28: Superbowl XXIV: San Francisco 49ers beat Denver Broncos, 55-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, quarterback
January 29: Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
January 31: 1st ever all-sports daily "National" begins publishing
January 31: 1st McDonalds in Russia opens in Moscow, world's biggest McDonalds
January 31: Jushin "Thunder" Liger beats Naoki Sano to become New Japan IWGP champ


February 2: Marina Ogilvy, daughter of English princess Alexandra, weds Paul Mowatt
February 2: South Africa's President FW de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela and legalizes ANC and 60 other political orgs
February 3: Darryl Strawberry enters Smither Center for Alcohol rehabilitation
February 3: Jockey Billy Shoemaker (58), retires after 40,350 horse race
February 3: New York Met Darryl Strawberry voluntarily enters Alcohol rehab center
February 4: 10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo
February 4: Anders Holmertz swims world record 400 m freestyle (3:40.81)
February 4: Danny Everett runs world record 400m indoor (45:04)
February 4: Lyudmila Narozhi-Lenko runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.69)
February 4: NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 27-21
February 4: Pat Bradley wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
February 4: Richard Hadlee takes his 400th Test Cricket wicket (Sanjay Manjrekar)
February 4: St. Petersburg Pelicans beat West Palm Beach Tropics 12-4 to win 1st Senior Professional Baseball Association Championship
February 5: Notre Dame becomes 1st team to sell its game to a major network (NBC)
February 6: Brett Hull becomes 1st son of NHL 50 goal scorer (Bobby) to score 50
February 6: Ground breaking begins on Baltimore Orioles' new $102 million stadium
February 6: Steve Briers of Wales recited the entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes and 58.44 seconds backwards!
February 7: Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators
February 7: Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half and loses 102-24
February 7: U.S.S.R. Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties
February 8: "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
February 8: David Hares "Racing Demon," premieres in London
February 9: "Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV
February 9: Doina Melinte runs world indoor record 1.5k (4:00:27) and mile (4:17:13)
February 9: Galileo flies by Venus
February 9: Namibia's constitution ratified
February 10: 6th Largest wrestling crowd (63,900-Tokyo Dome)
February 10: Buster Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
February 10: Pierrer Water pulls product from shelf due to benzine in water
February 10: South Africa President de Klerk announces Nelson Mandela will be free Feb 11th
February 10: U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary
February 11: 40th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 130-113 at Miami
February 11: James "Buster" Douglas KOs Mike Tyson to win heavyweight boxing crown
February 11: Nelson Mandela, a political prisoner for 27 years, freed in South Africa
February 11: U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge
February 13: 50 killed at Inkatha-UDF battle in Natal, South Africa
February 13: Larry Bird (Celtics) ends NBA free throw streak of 71 games
February 13: U.S., England, France and England give Germany OK to reunify
February 14: Alan Ayckbourn's "Man of the Moment," premieres in London
February 14: Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some
February 14: Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system
February 15: Baseball owners lock out players
February 18: Jane Crafter wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament
February 19: Police kill 8 demonstrators for multi party system in Nepal
February 19: Soyuz TM-9 lands
February 21: 32nd Grammy Awards: Wind Beneath My Wings, Nick of Time wins
February 22: 1st day India vs New Zealand cricket at Auckland New Zealand 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps
February 23: Ian Smith 173* New Zealand vs. India, 136 balls, world record for no 9 bat
February 24: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Orix Hawaiia Ladies Golf Open
February 25: Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win the Cricket World Series Cup
February 25: Nicaraguans votes out Sandinistas
February 25: On a BBC taped interview, rock star Stevie Nicks breaks down, saying that she will never have children and no man can stand her for long
February 26: U.S.S.R. agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991
February 27: Exxon Corp and Exxon Shipping are indicted on 5 criminal counts (Valdez)
February 27: No one elected to Hall of Fame for 2nd time in 3 years
February 28: Dutch police seize 3,000 kg of cocaine
February 28: U.S. 65th manned space mission STS-36 (Atlantis 6) launches into orbit


March 1: Benin nullifies its constitution
March 1: Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as president of Uruguay
March 2: Greyhound Bus goes on strike
March 2: Mark Tewsksbury swims world record 50m backstroke (25.06 sec)
March 3: Carole Gist, 20, (Michigan 1st black), crowned 39th Miss USA
March 4: 20th Easter Seal Telethon
March 4: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
March 4: U.S. 65th manned space mission STS-36 (Atlantis 6) returns from space
March 6: SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17
March 7: 3 passengers killed and 162 injured as subway train derails in Philadelphia
March 7: H. Wayne Huizenga buys Joe Robbie Stadium and 15% of Dolphins for $30M
March 9: Dr. Antonia Novello sworn-in as 1st hispanic/female U.S. surgeon general
March 10: 4th American Comedy Award: When Harry Met Sally
March 10: Ice Dance Championship at Halifax won by Klimova and Ponomarenko (URS)
March 10: Ice Pairs Championship at Halifax won by Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)
March 10: Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Halifax won by Jill Trenary (USA)
March 10: Lieutenant General Avril resigns as President of Haiti
March 10: Mens Figure Skating Championship in Halifax won by Kurt Browning (CAN)
March 10: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
March 11: 16th People's Choice Awards
March 11: Lithuania declares it's Independence
March 11: Maggie Will wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International
March 12: Los Angeles Raiders announce they were returning to Oakland
March 13: Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada
March 14: 4th Soul Train Music Awards: Soul II Soul, Janet Jackson
March 14: Mikhail Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Congress
March 15: Fernando Collor de Mello sworn in as President of Brazil
March 17: PBA National Championship Won by Jim Pencak
March 18: 1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
March 18: 32-day lockout by baseball owners ends
March 18: A Tampa little leaguer, dies, after being struck by a pitch
March 18: Biggest U.S. art robbery, $100's millions at Gardner Museum, Boston
March 18: Colleen Walker wins Circle K Tucson LPGA Golf Open
March 19: 1st world ice hockey tournament for women held (Ottawa)
March 20: Los Angeles Lakers retires Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's #33
March 20: Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident
March 21: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens at Eugene O'Neill New York City for 149 performances
March 21: Namibia becomes independent of South Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes president
March 21: "Normal Life" starring Moon Unit and Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
March 21: "Sydney" starring Valerie Bertinelli premieres on CBS-TV
March 22: Anchorage jury finds Captain Hazelwood innocent of Valdez oil spill
March 22: "Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 188 performances
March 22: "Les Miserables," opens at Shunert Theatre, Boston
March 22: The ML umpires announce that they will boycott exhibition games
March 23: Former Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood ordered to help clean up Prince William Sound and pay $50,000 in restitution for 1989 oil spill
March 24: Indian troops leave Sri Lanka
March 24: Tom Hunter swims world record 50m freestyle (21.81 sec)
March 25: 10th Golden Raspberry Awards: Star Trek V wins
March 25: Fire in illegal New York City social club, kills 87
March 25: "Lettice and Lovage" opens at Barrymore Theater New York City for 284 performances
March 25: Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
March 26: 62nd Academy Awards - "Driving Miss Daisy," D Day-Lewis, J Tandy win
March 27: Bus accidentally touches high voltage wire in Karagpur India; 21 die
March 27: NSW beat Queensland by 345 runs to win Sheffield Shield Final
March 28: Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient
March 28: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game
March 28: President Bush awards Jesse Owen the Congressional Gold Medal
March 30: Jack Nicklaus made his debut in the "Seniors" golf tournament
March 31: "Carol and Company" starring Carol Burnette premieres on NBC-TV
March 31: Dionisio Castro cycles world record 20km (57:18.4)
March 31: Riots began in London over the new poll tax laws


April 1: 19th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King
April 1: 2nd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus wins
April 1: 9th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Auburn 88-81
April 1: CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger
April 1: Guns and Roses' Duff divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames
April 1: "Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
April 1: It becomes illegal in Salem Oregon to be within 2' of nude dancers
April 1: Jack Nicklaus wins 1st start on Senior PGA tour
April 1: Wrestlemania VI, 67,678 in Toronto, Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan
April 2: 52nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Nevada-LV beats Duke 103-73
April 4: Gloria Estefan released from hospital after her accident
April 4: "Martian Chronicles" premieres on ABC-TV
April 4: Security law violator Ivan Boesky is released from federal custody
April 5: John Stockton reaches 1000-assist mark for NBA record 3 years in a row
April 5: New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 2-1 in 1st game of preliminary
April 5: Paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity
April 7: BPAA U.S. Open by Ron Palombi Jr
April 7: Farm Aid IV concert
April 7: Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma
April 7: John Poindexter (National Security Advisor) found guilty on Iran-Contra scandal
April 7: Michael Milken pleads innocent to security law violations
April 7: New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 5-2, Rangers lead 2-0 in preliminary
April 8: 54th Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 278
April 8: "Aspects of Love" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 377 performances
April 8: King Birendra of Nepal lifts 30-year ban on political parties
April 8: Kris Monaghan wins LPGA Red Robin Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
April 8: Norwegian Scandinavian Star catches fire; about 170 die
April 8: "Twin Peaks" with Peggy Lipton premieres on ABC-TV
April 9: "Capital News" starring Lloyd Bridges premieres on ABC-TV
April 9: Don Mattingly signs a $19.7 million 5-year contract with Yankees
April 9: New York Islanders beat New York Rangers 4-3 in double overtime-Rangers lead 2-1
April 9: World's largest bunny hop at Radio City Music Hall in New York City
April 10: CUNY/Lehman College, Bronx, opens a branch campus in Hiroshma Japan
April 10: Curtly Ambrose takes 8-45 in cricket vs England at Bridgetown
April 11: Angels Mark Langston and Mike Witt, no-hit Seattle, 1-0
April 11: New York Lotto pays $35 million to two winner (#s are 6-14-24-32-34-51)
April 11: New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 6-1, Rangers lead 3-1 in preliminary
April 12: 1st meeting of East German democratically elected parliament, acknowledges responsibility for Nazi holocaust and asks for forgivenesss
April 12: Greyhound Bus hires new drivers to replace strikers
April 12: James Brown moves to a work-release center after serving 15 months
April 13: 4th largest NBA crowd (45,458) see Orlando play at Minneapolis
April 13: Final episode of Pat Sajak's late night TV show on CBS
April 13: New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 6-5, Rangers win preliminary, 4-1
April 15: Greenidge and Haynes make 298 opening stand (v Eng), their best
April 15: "In Living Color" premieres on FOX-TV
April 16: 19th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:23
April 16: 94th Boston Marathon won by Gelindo Bordin of Italy in 2:08:19
April 16: Maximum New York State unemployment benefits raised to $260 per week
April 16: "Piano Lesson" opens at Walter Kerr Theater New York City for 320 performances
April 16: Supreme Court rejects appeal from retarded man, Dalton Prejean, condemned to death for murdering a Louisiana state trooper in 1977
April 17: Gas explodes on passenger train in Kumrahar India, 80 die
April 18: Bankruptcy court forces Frank Lorenzo to give up Eastern Airlines
April 18: Birmingham Fire issued an original franchise in WLAF
April 19: Contra guerrillas, leftist Sandinistas and incoming government agree to truce
April 19: Marla Maples appears on ABC's Prime-Time
April 19: Pistons and 76'ers get into a fight accruing $162,500 fines (NBA record)
April 19: Truce in Nicaragua's civil war
April 20: 8 2/3 inning perfect game pitched by Brian Holman of Oakland A's is spoiled by a home run hit by Ken Philips
April 20: Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income
April 21: "Cartoon All Stars to Rescue" shown on all 4 TV networks
April 21: National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards
April 21: Reds win running their record to 9-0, best start in club history
April 22: Lebanon release U.S. hostage Robert Polhill after 39 months
April 22: "Truly Blessed" opens at Longacre Theater New York City for 33 performances
April 23: 11th Emmy Sports Award presentation
April 24: Brian Friel's "Dancing at Lughnasa," premieres in Dublin
April 24: Security law violator Michael Milken pleads guilty to 6 felonies
April 24: U.S. 66th manned space mission STS-31 (Discovery 10) launches into orbit
April 24: West and East Germany agree to merge currency and economies on July 1st
April 25: 25th Academy of Country Music Awards: Clint Black and Kathy Mattea win
April 25: Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery
April 25: Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6 year term as Nicaragua's president
April 26: 126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China
April 26: "Accomplice" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 52 performances
April 26: Danny Wood of New Kids, steps on a stuffed animal and twists his ankle
April 26: New York court of appeals ends 2 year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of case
April 26: Nolan Ryan ties Bob Feller's record of pitching 12 1-hitters
April 27: 50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held in Michigan
April 27: Dodger Orel Hershiser undergoes career-threatening shoulder surgery
April 27: Villanova's women set a 6,000 m relay world record of 17:18:10
April 28: Boston Celtics score most points in a playoff, beat New York Knicks 157-128
April 28: "Chorus Line" closes at Shubert Theater New York City after 6,137 performances
April 28: Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Dave Ferraro
April 28: Guns and Roses' Axl marries Erin Everly (annulled same year)
April 28: Last issue of Dutch communist daily De Waarheid (The Truth)
April 29: "Change in the Heir" opens at Edison Theater New York City for 16 performances
April 29: Dan Quisenberry (all-time AL save king, 238) announces his retirement
April 29: STS-31 (Discovery 10) lands
April 29: Wrecking cranes began tearing down Berlin Wall at Brandenburg Gate
April 30: As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score
April 30: Seattle's Brian Holman's perfect game broken up with 2 outs in 9th
April 30: U.S. 66th manned space mission STS-31 (Discovery 10) returns from space
April 30: U.S. hostage Frank Reed freed after 4 years in hands of pro-Iranians


May 1: "Prelude to a Kiss" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City
May 2: "Some Americans Abroad" opens at Vivian Beaumont New York City for 62 performances
May 2: South Africa and African National Congress open talks to end apartheid
May 4: Latvia's parliament votes 138-0 (1 abstention) for Independence
May 4: Oriole Gregg Olson sets relief pitcher rec of 41 cons scoreless inns
May 4: Pakistan beat Australia by 36 runs to win Austral-Asia Cup, Sharjah
May 5: 116th Kentucky Derby: Craig Perret aboard Unbridled wins in 2:02
May 5: ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Chris Warren
May 5: Paul Hogan and Linda Koslowski wed in Byron Bay, Eastern Australia
May 6: Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
May 6: Former president PW Botha quit South Africa's ruling National Party
May 8: Cuyahoga County voters approve sin tax to build Cleveland Gateway
May 9: New York Newsday reporter Jimmy Breslin suspended for a racial slur
May 9: Sampdoria wins 30th Europe Cup II
May 10: French TGV-train hits record speed of 510.6 kph
May 10: Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for rival John DeBella
May 10: "Zoya's Apartment" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 45 performances
May 11: New York Yankees trade Dave Winfield to Angels for Mike Witt
May 12: 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)
May 12: Comic Relief '90 (4th one) raises $4.7 million
May 12: Nora Dunn and Sinead O'Connor boycott Saturday Night Live to protest Andrew "Dice" Clay's hosting
May 13: "Change in the Heir" closes at Edison Theater New York City after 16 performances
May 13: Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Crestar Golf Classic
May 14: 46th time opposing pitchers hit home run, Valenzuela (Dodgers)/Gross (Expos)
May 14: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,821.53
May 15: "Cemetery Club" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City for 56 performances
May 15: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,822.45
May 15: Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period
May 15: Mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe
May 15: "Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent Van Gogh sold for $825 million
May 16: Dominican Republic President Joaquin Ricardo Balaguer re-elected
May 16: Juventus wins 19th UEFA Cup in Avellino
May 17: Cheers' star Kelsey Grammer sentenced to jail for 30 days for DWI
May 17: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,831.71
May 17: European court rules pension rights for both men and women
May 17: WIBC Bowling Queens won by Patty Ann
May 18: 2 Germanys sign a monetary union treaty
May 18: Cubs Ryne Sandberg ends 2nd baseman record 123 errorless game streak
May 18: Judy Carne arrested at JFK airport on an 11 year old drug warrant
May 18: Return To Green Acres TV movie airs
May 19: 116th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Summer Squall wins in 1:53.6
May 19: General Elvis, TV Drama last airs on ABC
May 20: Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Planters Pat Bradley Golf International
May 20: Hubble Space Telescope sends 1st photograph's from space
May 20: "Truly Blessed" closes at Longacre Theater New York City after 33 performances
May 21: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,844.68
May 21: Last episode of "Newhart" airs on CBS-TV
May 22: Andre Dawson sets record being intentionally walked 5 times
May 22: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,852.23
May 22: Final episode of "Newhart" airs
May 22: Microsoft releases Windows 3.0
May 22: North and South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen
May 23: A. C. Milan wins 35th Europe Cup 1 at Vienna
May 23: Cost of rescuing savings and loan failures is put at up to $130 billion
May 23: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,856.26
May 23: New York Yankees hit 6 home runs to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0
May 24: Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game
May 24: Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
May 26: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
May 26: Philadelphia Phillies retire Mike Schmidt's uniform #20
May 27: 74th Indianapolis 500 runs
May 27: Cesar Gaviria Trujillo chosen President of Colombia
May 27: Jan Stephenson wins J C Penney LPGA Golf Skins Game
May 27: Pat Bradley wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
May 27: Radical Democratic Party holds 1st political meetings in Moscow
May 28: Cesar Gaviria Trujillo installed as president of Colombia
May 28: Dave Thomas Comedy Show, debuts on CBS-TV
May 28: Eugenia Charles' Dom'n Freedom Party wins election in Dominica
May 28: Longest wheelie (David Robilliard with 5h12m33s (Channel Islands)
May 29: An earthquake hit Peru, killing 56
May 29: Boris Yeltsin is elected president of the Russian republic
May 29: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,870.49
May 29: Mets replace manager Davey Johnson with Buddy Harrelson
May 29: New York Mets fire manager Davey Johnson and hire Bud Harrelson
May 29: Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record
May 30: 135 die in a (6.4) earthquake in Peru
May 30: Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,878.56
May 30: Earthquake hit Peru, killing 135
May 31: 63rd National Spelling Bee: Amy Marie Dimak wins spelling fibranne
May 31: BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Dana Miller-Mackie
May 31: Seinfeld starring Jerry Seinfeld, debuts on NBC as Seinfeld Chronicles


June 1: "Cemetery Club" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City after 56 performances
June 1: Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
June 1: Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
June 1: Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97
June 2: Seattle's Randy Johnson, no-hits Tigers, 2-0
June 2: "Turtle Power" by Partners In Kryme hits #13
June 3: 3rd Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $894,560
June 3: 44th Tony Awards: Grapes of Wrath and City of Angels win
June 3: Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
June 4: 24th Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton and Patty Loveless
June 4: Dr. Jack Kevorkian assisted an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die
June 4: Greyhound Bus files bankruptcy
June 4: Los Angeles Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
June 4: New York Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx area code 917
June 5: South African troops plunder Mandela's dwelling
June 6: 2nd International Rock Awards
June 6: For 2nd time this season, Cecil Fielder belts 3 home runs in a game
June 6: Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as New York Yankee manager
June 7: Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains
June 7: South Africa President F W de Klerk lifts 4 year of state of emergency
June 8: "It's Garry Shandling's Show," last airs on Fox-TV
June 8: Phil Bradley hits 18th inside-the-park home run in Oriole history
June 9: 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go and Go wins in 2:27.2
June 9: 60th French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (76 64)
June 9: Czechoslovakia beats U.S. 5-1 in World Cup soccer
June 9: Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with switch hit home runs in 10 games
June 9: Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) and Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed
June 9: Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage
June 9: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf for French Open title
June 10: 60th French Mens Tennis: Andres Gomez beats A Agassi (63 26 64 64)
June 10: 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus
June 10: "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City after 52 performances
June 10: Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing
June 10: Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland
June 10: "Meet Me in St. Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater New York City after 253 performances
June 10: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
June 10: Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Florida for obscenity
June 11: Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress
June 11: Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson and Willie Randolph (all ex Yankees)
June 11: Supreme Court says law prohibiting desecration of U.S. flag unconstitutional
June 11: U.N. appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador
June 12: Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game
June 12: New York Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
June 12: New York Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves
June 12: Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases
June 12: Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list
June 13: Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya
June 13: "Les Miserables," opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
June 13: Nelson and Winnie Mandela welcomed in New York City
June 13: Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term,
June 14: 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
June 14: NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season
June 14: Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional
June 15: "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty and Madonna premieres
June 16: Nelson and Winnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
June 17: 90th U.S. Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il
June 17: Chris Johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
June 17: "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont New York City after 62 performances
June 17: "Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 45 performances
June 18: 1st ever loss for Cameroon in Soccer World Cup, U.S.S.R. - 4 Cameroon - 0
June 18: 1st sudden death U.S. Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin
June 19: Gary Carter catches his 1,862nd career game breaks Al Lopez's NL mark
June 20: 50,000 die in a 7.6 earthquake in Iran
June 20: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of U.S.
June 21: At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a New York Yankee baseball cap and proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
June 21: Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
June 21: Parliament of W and E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
June 21: U.S. House of Representatives vote 254-177 to stop U.S. flag burning, doesn't pass
June 22: Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium
June 22: Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with General Manager Bobby Cox
June 22: Florida passes a law prohibits wearing a throng bathing suit
June 22: Longest game in Toronto, Yankees beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
June 23: A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Statue of Liberty
June 23: Moldavia declares independence
June 23: Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home
June 23: TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
June 23: Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy
June 24: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
June 25: 120 degrees F in Phoenix, Arizona
June 25: "Dave Thomas Comedy Show," last airs on CBS-TV
June 25: NBC decides to air episodes of "Quantum Leap" for 5 straight days
June 25: Supreme Court rules family members cannot end lives of comatose relatives unless those relatives previously made their wishes known
June 26: 122 degrees F in Phoenix, Arizona
June 26: 8 KS and OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
June 26: New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall
June 27: Jose Canseco signs record $4,700,000 per year Oak A's contract
June 28: 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
June 28: Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
June 29: A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays and Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St. Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
June 29: Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
June 29: New York Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
June 30: East and West Germany merge their economies


July 1: 11th U.S. Seniors Golf Open: Lee Trevino
July 1: 18th du Maurier Golf Classic: Cathy Johnston
July 1: 1st Zen winter session in Sydney Zen Center's Gorrick's Run Zendo
July 1: Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0
July 1: Dordrecht '90 soccer team forms in Dordrecht
July 1: FC Swells soccer team forms in Swells
July 1: German Democratic Republic accepts Deutsche Mark as its currency
July 1: In Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal
July 1: New York Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0
July 2: Imelda Marcos and Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering
July 2: Panic in tunnel of Mecca, 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
July 3: Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
July 4: 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner and Gettysburg Address
July 4: 400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minn
July 4: France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
July 4: Wrestler Brutus Beefcake injured during para-sailing
July 5: Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbledon semi-finals
July 6: After pitching a no-hitter lose, New York Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game and loses 2-0
July 6: "Jetson's the Movie" with Tiffany, premieres
July 7: 97th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Zina Garrison (64 61)
July 7: New Jersey Devils sign Russians Viacheslav Fetisov and Sergei Starikov
July 8: 12:34:56 on 7/8/90 (1234567890)
July 8: Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
July 8: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for soccer's 14th World Cup at Rome
July 8: Greg Lemond wins his 3rd Tour de France (90:43:20 avg 23.3 mph)
July 8: Italy beats England in soccer's World Cup consolation game
July 8: Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
July 8: Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels and then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7
July 9: 104th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats B Becker (62 62 36 36 64)
July 9: Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts
July 10: 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
July 10: All star MVP: Julio Franco (Texas Rangers)
July 10: Andrew Dice Clay cries on Arsenio Hall Show
July 10: Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee
July 11: New York City police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts)
July 12: Boris Yeltsin quits Soviet Communist Party
July 12: Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)
July 12: "Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington
July 14: "Howard Stern's Summer Show" premieres on WWOR-TV in New York City
July 14: Sara Martin, of Illinois, crowned America's Junior Miss
July 15: 45th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King
July 16: 400 die in a, 7.7, earthquake in Philippines
July 16: Bridgette LeAnn Wilson, 17, of Oregon, 8th crowned Miss Teen USA
July 16: New York City's Empire State Building catches fire - no fatalities
July 16: Rick Dee's "Into the Night," premieres on ABC-TV
July 16: Ukraine declares independence
July 17: Hussein's Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq
July 17: Minn Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
July 17: New York Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer
July 17: PLO-leader Jasser Arrafat marries Soha Tawil in Tunis
July 19: BASF plant in Cincinnati explodes in flames, 1 person dies
July 19: Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion
July 19: Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a New York Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a New York Yankee
July 19: Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, California
July 20: Justice William Brennan resigns from Supreme Court after 36 years
July 21: Goodwill Games opens in Seattle, Washington
July 21: Pink Floyds' "Wall" is performed where Berlin Wall once stood
July 22: 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St. Andrews Scotland
July 22: 90th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson
July 22: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
July 22: Greg LeMond of U.S. wins his 3rd Tour de France
July 23: Rosie Jones, (St. Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
July 23: South Africa worker's union leader Billy Nair arrested
July 24: Ms. Magazine hits newstands again after an 8 month hiatus
July 24: U.S. warships in Persian Gulf placed on alert after Iraq masses nearly 30,000 troops near its border with Kuwait
July 25: Kansas City Royal George Brett hits for the cycle
July 25: "Les Miserables," opens at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
July 25: Nadezhda Ryashkina of U.S.S.R. sets 10K walk woman's record (41:56.23)
July 25: Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at San Diego Padre game
July 25: U.S. Ambassador tells Iraq, U.S. won't take sides in Iraq - Kuwait dispute
July 25: U.S. performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
July 26: General Hospital tapes its 7,000th episode
July 26: President Bush signs Americans With Disabilities Act
July 26: Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at Reds-Padres game
July 26: U.S. beats Soviet Union 17-0 in baseball at Goodwill Games
July 27: Graham Gooch scores 333 vs. India at Lord's
July 27: Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 minutes in county cricket, world record
July 27: Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a cop
July 28: Alberto Fujimoro installed as president of Peru
July 29: 26th Curtis Cup: U.S. wins 14-4
July 29: 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats U.S.S.R. in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
July 29: 36th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel
July 29: Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
July 29: South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference
July 30: 5 Bank of Credit and Commerce members found guilty of money
July 30: George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as prinicipal partner of New York Yankees
July 30: Graham Gooch scores 123 vs. India to follow up 1st innings 333
July 30: Soldiers opens fire on worshippers in Monrovian church, 200-600 die
July 31: Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence
July 31: Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games


August 1: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" closes at Eugene O'Neill New York City after 149 performances
August 1: Indians' Alex Cole sets club record with 5 stolen bases in one game
August 1: Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait
August 1: Soyuz TM-10 launches
August 1: Stanton Cook becomes CEO of Chicago Cubs
August 2: Iraq invades and occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia
August 2: Yankees rookie Kevin Maas hits his 10th home run in just 77 at bats
August 3: 98.8 degrees F (37.1 degrees C) in Cheltenham, Glos. (UK record)
August 3: For 3rd time in 1990 a no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 8th inning. Doug Drabek of Pitts still beats Philadelphia 11-0
August 3: "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 11 performances
August 3: New York Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th home run in 1st 72 at bats
August 3: Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion
August 3: U.S. announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions
August 4: 95.5 degrees F (35.3 degrees C) in De Bilt Netherlands (highest Aug temp in Neth)
August 4: European community proposes a boycott of Iraq
August 5: Barb Mucha wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
August 5: Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan inducted into hall of fame
August 6: New York Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 11th home run in 1st 86 at bats
August 6: President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses premier Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan
August 6: U.N. Security Council votes 13-0 to place economic sanctions against Iraq
August 7: Desert Shield begins - U.S. deploys troops to Saudi Arabia
August 7: New York Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 12th home run in 1st 92 at bats and becomes 21st to hit a ball into 3rd deck of Seattle's Kingdome
August 8: Baltimore Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)
August 8: Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 home runs as a catcher
August 8: Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province
August 8: Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp
August 9: 12 Arab leaders agree to send pan-Arab forces to protect Saudi Arabia
August 9: Soyuz TM-10 lands
August 10: U.S.'s Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus
August 11: Egypt and Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion
August 11: New York Yankee Kevin Maas is fastest to get 13 home runs (110 at bats)
August 12: 12th annual Macy's Tap-o-mania
August 12: 72nd PGA Championship: Wayne Grady shoots a 282 at Shoal Creek Ala
August 12: Cathy Gerring wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
August 12: Iraq President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories
August 14: Angel's Louis Palonia is 74th to hit an inside park grandslam
August 14: Denver vote for a 1% sales tax to pay for a baseball franchise
August 15: 51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player
August 15: Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 home runs in each of his 1st 4 seasons
August 15: Phils Terry Mulholland no-hits Giants 6-0 (8th no hitter of 1990)
August 16: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
August 16: Iraq orders 4,000 Britons and 2,500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq
August 17: Carlton Fisk hits White Sox record 187th home run
August 17: Phyllis Polander sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment
August 19: Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
August 19: Dodger Jose Offerman hits home run in his 1st at bat
August 19: New York Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 home runs (approx 128 at bat)
August 20: Gene Michael names New York Yankee Vice President/General Manager replacing Harding Peterson
August 20: George Steinbrenner steps down as New York Yankee owner
August 20: Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)
August 20: New York Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 home runs (approx 132 at bat)
August 22: President Bush calls up military reserves
August 23: Armenia declares independence
August 23: East and West Germany announced that they would unite on Oct 3
August 23: U.S. begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf
August 24: 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
August 24: Iraqi troops surround U.S. and other embassies in Kuwait City
August 25: Li Hui Rong of China sets triple jump woman's record (47'8 ")
August 25: U.N. security council authorizes military action against Iraq
August 26: 2 slain college students found in Gainesville, Florida
August 26: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Northgate Golf Classic
August 26: Bo Jackson hits 4th of 4 consecutive home runs
August 27: 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
August 27: Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
August 27: Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
August 27: WWF Summer Slam-Ultimate Warrior beats Rick Rude
August 28: Cub's Ryne Sandberg is 1st 2nd baseman to hit 30 home runs, consecutively
August 28: Stefan Edberg (#1 seeded player) loses in 1st round to Alex Volkov
August 29: C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13
August 29: Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq
August 30: Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey, Jr. become 1st father and son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), both single in 1st inning
August 31: Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season
August 31: East and West Germany sign a treaty to join legal and political systems
August 31: Ken Griffey Sr &, Jr. are 1st father and son to play on same team each goes 1 for 4 for Seattle Mariners


September 1: Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)
September 1: "Heidi Chronicles" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 621 performances
September 1: Highest combined CFL score (111), Toronto Argonauts beat BC 68-43
September 1: "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" closes at Imperial New York City after 634 performances
September 2: "Grapes of Wrath" closes at Cort Theater New York City after 188 performances
September 2: Steve Allen, installed as a new abbot of Hartford St. Zen Center, SF
September 3: 9th no-hitter of 1990: Blue Jay Dave Steib beats Cleveland 3-0
September 3: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
September 3: Helen Hudson sings national anthem in 26th park of year (San Diego)
September 3: Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186
September 3: White Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen sets save record at 47 en route to 57
September 5: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West
September 5: Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight U.S. Open final
September 6: 7th MTV Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins
September 7: Marjorie Judith Vincent (Ill), 25, crowned 64th Miss America 1991
September 7: "Street Scene" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 6 performances
September 8: 104th U.S. Womens Tennis: Gabriela Sabatini beats Steffi Graf (62 76)
September 9: 110th U.S. Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 62)
September 9: Bush and Gorbachev meet in Helsinki and urge Iraq to leave Kuwait
September 9: Liberia president Samuel K Doe is captured by Mr. Johnson's forces
September 9: Oakland beats New York 7-3 to complete a 12-game sweep of Yankees this year
September 9: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Ping-Cellular One Golf Championship
September 10: 19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi to win U.S. Open
September 10: 1st time in New York Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0
September 10: 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different
September 10: Ellis Island reopens as a museum
September 10: George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Helsinki
September 10: Hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas, Nevada
September 10: Iran agrees to resume diplomatic ties with Iraq
September 10: Mariner Matt Young becomes 21st AL'er to strike out 4 in 1 inning
September 12: Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
September 12: "Les Miserables," opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
September 12: US, England, France, U.S.S.R., East and West Germanys sign agreements allowing 2 Germanys to merge
September 13: Commuter train at Johannesburg South Africa attacked, 36 die
September 13: Iraqi troops storm residence of French ambassador in Kuwait
September 13: Robert E. Nederlander appointed New York Yankee managing general partner
September 13: Senate Judiciary Com opens hearing on confirmation of David Souter
September 14: Ken Griffey, Sr and, Jr., hit back-to-back home runs in 1st inning
September 15: 42nd Emmy Awards - LA Law and Murphy Brown win
September 15: Chicago White Sox Bobby Thigpen is 1st to record 50 saves
September 15: Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
September 15: Florida lottery goes over $100,000,000
September 15: France announce it will send 4,000 troops to Persian Gulf
September 16: 101 year old Sam Ackerman weds 95 year old Eva in New Rochelle, New York
September 16: 42nd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Murphy Brown, Peter Falk and Patricia Wettig
September 16: Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan wed
September 16: Iraq televises an 8 minute uncensored speech from George Bush
September 16: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
September 17: Newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep New York Post publishing
September 17: Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties
September 18: 500 pound Hershey Kiss is displayed in Times Square
September 18: Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics
September 20: Both Germanys ratify reunification
September 20: Saddam Hussein demands U.S. networks broadcast his message
September 20: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
September 21: Faye Vincent turns down White Sox bid to reinstate Minnie Minoso, 68,
September 21: Oakland A's Bob Welch becomes 1st 25 game winner in 10 years
September 21: Pirate Bobby Bond is 2nd to hit 30 home runs and steal 50 bases in a season (so he can play in 6 decades) because it is a publicity stunt
September 22: Andre Dawson steals his 300th base and is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 home runs, 300 steals and 2,000 hits
September 22: Saudi Arabia expels many Jordanian and Yemeni envoys
September 23: Nancy Lopez wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic
September 23: PBS begins an 11 hour miniseries on Civil War
September 23: Saddam says he will destroy Israel
September 24: East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact
September 24: South African president F W de Klerk meets President Bush in Washington D.C.
September 24: Supreme Soviet gives approval to switch to free market
September 24: West German President Richard von Weizsaecker signs reunification treaty
September 25: 1st 8 New York Yankees hit safely vs Baltimore Orioles to tie record
September 25: "Les Miserables," opens at Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia
September 25: Oakland A's clinch 3rd straight AL West title
September 25: Saddam Hussein warns that U.S. will repeat Vietnam experience
September 25: U.N. Security Council vote 14-1 to impose air embargo against Iraq
September 26: Motion Picture Association of America creates new NC-17 rating
September 27: Dee Dee Ramone arrested on marijuana possession
September 27: Deposed emir of Kuwait address United Nations General Assembly
September 27: Gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkeley California
September 27: Senate Judiciary committee approves Souter's Supreme Court
September 27: Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House
September 27: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
September 28: Exiled emir of Kuwait visits White House
September 28: Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
September 29: Brook Yeaton weds Traci Lords
September 29: "Love and Affection" by Nelson peaks at #1 on pop singles chart
September 29: "Millie's Book" written by 1st Lady Barbara Bush for president's dog is a best-selling non-fiction book
September 29: Reds are 1st NL team to clinch title, staying in 1st place all year
September 29: "Street Scene" closes at New York State Theater New York City after 6 performances
September 29: U.S. Secretary of State James Baker meets with Vietnam's foreign minister
September 29: Washington National Cathedral construction is completed after 83 years
September 30: Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
September 30: Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title


October 1: 10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda
October 1: Meteorite explodes above Pacific Ocean
October 1: President Bush at U.N., condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait
October 1: Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy
October 2: Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany
October 2: Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die
October 2: "Michael Feinstein in Concert -" opens at Golden New York City for 30 performances
October 2: Radio Berlin International's final transmission (links to Deutsche Welles of West Germany); final song is "The End" by Doors
October 2: U.S. Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to Supreme Court
October 3: East Germany and West Germany merge to become Germany
October 3: Florida record store owner Charles Freeman is found guilty of obsenity, for selling 2 Live Crew rap records
October 3: George Brett becomes 1st to lead league in batting in 3 decades
October 3: Tiger Cecil Fielder becomes 11th, to hit 50 home runs (& 51st)
October 4: "Stand Up Tragedy" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 13 performances
October 5: Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obsentity (Mappelthorpe photos)
October 6: Spacecraft Ulysses launched towards pole of Sun
October 6: U.S. 67th manned space mission STS-41 (Discovery 11) launches into orbit
October 7: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic
October 7: Israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens
October 8: 24th Country Music Association Award: George Strait wins
October 8: Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
October 8: U.S. doctors Joseph E. Murray and E. Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize
October 9: David Hackett Souter, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
October 9: Radio stations around world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
October 9: Saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile
October 10: Oakland A's sweep Red Sox in 4 games to win ALCS
October 10: U.S. 67th manned space mission STS-41 (Discovery 11) returns from space
October 11: Center for Urban archaeology opens in New York City South Street Seaport Museum
October 11: "Miser" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 93 performances
October 11: Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature
October 11: Oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel
October 12: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
October 13: 1st Russian Orthodox service in 70 years held in St. Basil's Cathedral
October 13: Target Center in Minneapolis opens
October 14: Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Trophee Urban World Golf Championship
October 14: Jeff Goldblum and wife Geena Davis file for divorce
October 14: SF 49er Joe Montana passes for 6 touchdowns vs. Atlanta (45-35)
October 15: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize
October 16: Reds beat A's 7-0, ending Oakland's 10-game post-season winning streak
October 16: Reds Eric Davis is 22nd player to homer in his 1st World Series at bat
October 16: "Stand Up Tragedy" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 13 performances
October 16: U.S. forces reach 200,000 in Persian Gulf
October 17: "Jackie Mason - Brand New" opens at Neil Simon New York City for 216 performances
October 17: "Les Miserables," opens at Imperial Theatre, New York and His Majesty's Theatre, Perth
October 18: "Once on this Island" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 469 performances
October 19: HCA, Helsinki Citizens Assembly, forms in Prague
October 20: 3 members of 2 Live Crew acquitted on obsenity charges in Florida
October 20: Antiwar protest marches begin in 20 U.S. cities (for U.S. - Iraq war)
October 20: Cincinnati Reds sweep Oakland A's in 86th World Series
October 21: Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series
October 23: Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages
October 24: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
October 25: Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title
October 25: New York Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)
October 27: Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Fly So Free, In The Wings, Meadow Star, Royal Academy, Safely Kept, Unbridled
October 27: "Michael Feinstein in Concert" closes at Golden New York City after 30 performances
October 29: 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
October 30: England and France complete Chunnel
October 31: Pakistan make 3-0 drubbing of New Zealand, Waqar Younis 29 series wkts


November 1: Last of Margaret Thatcher's original government resigns, Deputy Prime Minister Howe
November 1: "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 77 performances
November 1: Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts
November 2: 1st NBA game at Target Center, Minnesota Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85
November 3: Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway
November 4: 20th New York City Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45
November 4: 21st New York City Marathon won by Douglas Wakiihuri in 2:12:39
November 4: "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" opens at Shubert New York City for 225 performances
November 4: Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mazda Japan 133 Golf Classic
November 4: Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war"
November 4: Secretary of State James Baker visits U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia
November 6: Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
November 6: Braves Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year
November 6: Fire destroys some of Universal Studio's stages
November 6: Guam Republican governor Joseph Ada re-elected
November 7: Cleveland Indian Sandy Alomar, Jr. wins AL Rookie of Year, unanimously
November 7: "Little Night Music" closes at New York State New York City after 11 performances
November 7: Mary Robinson elected as 1st female president of Ireland
November 7: "Those Were The Days" opens at Edison Theater New York City for 126 performances
November 8: 100,000 additional U.S. troops are sent to Persian gulf
November 8: "6 Degrees of Separation" opens at Vivian Beaumont New York City for 496 performances
November 8: Darryl Strawberry signs 5-year contract with Los Angeles Dodgers
November 8: Gina Marie Tolleson of USA, 21, crowned 40th Miss World
November 8: Saddam fires his army chief and threatens to destroy Arabian peninsula
November 9: Tanzania government of Malecela forms
November 10: Lebanon releases 2 french hostages (Camille Sontag and Marcel Coudari)
November 11: Calif's Chuck Finley and Seattle's Randy Johnson combine to pitch a no-hitter in exhibition game between U.S. and Japanese all-star teams
November 11: "Shadowlands" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City for 169 performances
November 13: Oakland's Bob Welch wins AL Cy Young Award
November 14: Doug Drabek (22-6) wins NL Cy Young Award
November 14: France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
November 14: Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
November 14: Michael Heseltine contests Thatcher's leadership of party
November 14: Philippines hit by typhoon, 110 die
November 15: President Bush signs Clear Air Act of 1990
November 15: Producers confirm that Milli Vanilla didn't sing on their album
November 15: U.S. 68th manned space mission STS-38 (Atlantis 7) launches into orbit
November 16: Manuel Noriega claims U.S. denied him a fair trial
November 18: 1st Solheim Cup: U.S. beats Europe 11 -4 at Lake Nona CC FLA
November 18: "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Gershwin Theater New York City for 241 performances
November 18: NFL New York Giants beat Det Lions 20-0, to run 1990 record to 10-0
November 18: Saddam offers to free an estimated 2,000 men held in Kuwait
November 19: Greyhound files reoganization plan so they can be traded publically
November 19: Iraq announces it will free all German hostages
November 19: Pittsburgh's Barry Bonds wins NL MVP
November 20: Oakland's Rickey Henderson wins AL MVP
November 20: Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year
November 20: Thatcher fails to defeat Heseltine's bid for party leadership
November 20: U.S. 68th manned space mission STS-38 (Atlantis 7) returns from space
November 21: Michael Milken is sentenced to 10 years for security law violations
November 22: Dr. Amos Sawyer installed as interim President of Liberia
November 22: George Bush visits U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia
November 22: Margaret Thatcher announces her resignation as British Prime Minister
November 23: Model Cheryl Tiegs marries actor Tony Peck
November 23: Test Cricket debut of Saeed Anwar (Pak vs. WI), scores 0 and 0
November 25: 78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11
November 25: Lech Walesa wins in Poland's 1st popular election
November 25: NFL's New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers after winning their 1st 10 games both
November 25: Sri Lanka all out 82, Venkatapathy Raju (I) 6-12 off 17 lose, Phil Eagles beat Giants 31-13 and L.A. Rams beat 49ers 28-17
November 26: 1st Billboard Music Awards: Janet Jackson wins
November 26: Buffalo Bills become 6th 1st place NFL team to lose on same weekend
November 26: Matsushita purchases MCA for $6.6 billion
November 26: Mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait
November 26: Premier Mazowiecki of Poland, resigns
November 26: Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew resigned, ends his reign longest-serving PM
November 27: Britain's conservatives chose John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher
November 28: Margaret Thatcher resigns as Britain's PM, replaced by John Majors
November 29: Expos President Claude Brochu agrees to buy club from Charles Bronfman
November 29: "Shogun - The Musical" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 72 performances
November 29: U.N. Security Council sets Jan 15th military deadline against Iraq
November 30: Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke
November 30: Bush proposes U.S. - Iraq meeting to avoid war


December 1: 56th Heisman Trophy Award: Ty Detmer, Brigham Young (quarterback)
December 1: British and French workers meet in English Channel's tunnel (Chunnel)
December 1: Hissene Habre of Chad flees to Cameroon
December 1: Iraq accepts Bush's offer for talks
December 1: Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia hold their 1st joint session
December 1: New York Knicks Patrick Ewing scores 50 points beating Charlotte 113-96
December 2: 1st parlimentary election in newly reunified Germany
December 2: 1st time 12 people in space
December 2: 79th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in St. Petersburg (3-2)
December 2: Beth Daniel/Davis Love wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
December 2: U.S. 69th manned space mission STS-35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit
December 3: NL batting champ Willie McGee signs as a free agent with San Francisco Giants
December 4: Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in New York City
December 4: Iraq announces it will release all 3,300 Soviet hostages
December 5: Blue Jays trade F McGriff and T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar and J Carter
December 5: Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
December 5: Salman Rushdie, author, ordered to death by Iran for blasphemy, appears in public for 1st time in 2 years
December 6: NHL grants conditional membership to Tampa Bay Lightning
December 6: Saddam anounces release of all foriegn hostages
December 6: Shoeless Joe Jackson's signature is sold for $23,100
December 7: Iraqi parliment endorses Saddam's decision to free hostages
December 7: Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement
December 8: Galileo Earth-1 Flyby
December 8: Indians agree to a lease new ballpark in Gateway (Jacobs Field)
December 9: Betsy King wins Itoman LPGA World Match Play Golf Championship
December 9: Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3k ladies (4:10.80)
December 9: Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14
December 9: Lech Walesa wins presidental election in Poland
December 9: NFL New York Giant Otis Anderson becomes 8th to rush for 10,000th yard
December 10: Hindu-Muslim rebellion in Hyderabad-Aligargh India, 140 die
December 10: Soyuz TM-10 lands
December 10: Space Shuttle STS-35 (Columbia 11) lands
December 11: 13 die in 83 vehicle accident in Chattanooga Tennessee I-75, due to fog
December 11: U.S. 69th manned space mission STS-35 (Columbia 11) returns from space
December 12: U.S. accuses Iraq of dragging its feet on dates for talks
December 12: U.S. ambassador to Kuwait, Nathaniel Howell leaves Kuwait
December 13: Heavy earthquake strikes Sicily, 18 die
December 13: "Peter Pan" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 45 performances
December 13: President De Klerk of South Africa meets with Mandela to talk of end of apartheid
December 14: Louis Jordan's revue "Five Guys Named Moe," premieres in London
December 14: Right to Die case permits Nancy Cruzan to have her feeding tube removed, she dies 12 days later
December 15: Rocker Rod Stewart marries super model Rachel Hunter
December 16: Jean-Bertrand Aristide elected President of Haiti
December 16: KUSW, Salt Lake City Utah, final shortwave radio transmissions
December 17: KTBN, Salt Lake City Utah, begins shortwave radio transmissions
December 18: NL announces Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg, and Washington D.C. as 6 finalist for 1993 expansion (Miami and Denver win)
December 18: NL releases short list of teams for 1993 NL expansion
December 20: Pentagon warns Saddam that U.S. air power is ready to attack on 1/15
December 20: Robert F X Sillerman purchases WAFL NY-New Jersey Knights for $11 million
December 20: Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze resigns
December 21: Steve and Mark Waugh complete 464* partnership for NSW vs. WA
December 22: Iraq announces it will never give up Kuwait
December 22: Israeli ferry capsizes killing 21 U.S. servicemen
December 22: Lech Walesa sworn in as Poland's 1st popularly elected president
December 23: "Lettice and Lovage" closes at Barrymore Theater New York City after 284 performances
December 23: Slovenians vote to secede from Yugoslavia
December 24: Expos trade Tim Raines to White Sox for Ivan Calderon and Barry Jones
December 24: Saddam says Israel will be Iraq's 1st target
December 25: "Godfather III" premieres
December 26: Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship
December 26: Reggie Williams becomes 1st General Manager of WLAF's NY-New Jersey Knights
December 26: Senior Professional Baseball Association folds
December 28: 2 die in a New York City subway accident
December 28: Blockbuster Bowl 1: Florida State beats Penn State, 24-17
December 29: Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton weds Shannon Kelley
December 30: 11th United Negro College Fund raises $10,000,000
December 30: "Miser" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 93 performances
December 31: Iraq begins a military draft of 17 year olds
December 31: Sci-Fi Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
December 31: United Somali Congress seizes Presidential Palace
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