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1990 Historical Event(s)
- January 27, 1990 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Horse in Chinese astrology.
- March 2, 1990 – Nelson Mandela is elected deputy President of the African National Congress.
- March 20, 1990 – Ferdinand Marcos’s widow, Imelda Marcos, goes on trial for bribery, embezzlement, and racketeering.
- March 29, 1990 – The Czechoslovak parliament is unable to reach an agreement on what to call the country after the fall of Communism, sparking the so-called Hyphen War.
- July 13, 1990 – An earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan results in the greatest number of fatalities in a mountaineering accident in High Asian mountains when an avalanche kills 43 climbers in Camp I on Pik Lenina (Lenin Peak).
- August 2, 1990 – Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
- August 23, 1990 – Armenia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
- November 12, 1990 – Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
- November 23, 1990 – The first all woman expedition to the South Pole (3 Americans, 1 Japanese and 12 Russians), sets off from Antarctica on the 1st leg of a 70 day, 1287 kilometre ski trek.
- December 22, 1990 – Final independence of Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia after termination of trusteeship.
Who Were Born On 1990?
- January 26, 1990 – Sergio Pérez, Mexican racing driver
- February 18, 1990 – Cody Hodgson, Canadian hockey player
- May 1, 1990 – Caitlin Stasey, Australian actress
- July 4, 1990 – Naoki Yamada, Japanese footballer
- July 11, 1990 – Connor Paolo, American actor
- July 28, 1990 – Shana Swash, English actress
- October 16, 1990 – Yohanna, Icelandic singer
- October 22, 1990 – Jonathan Lipnicki, American actor
- November 24, 1990 – Sarah Hyland, American actress
- December 7, 1990 – Urszula Radwańska, Polish tennis player