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Notable Historical Events in 1990 on the 15th

199042 year old George Foreman KOs Gerry Cooney in 2 rounds in Atlantic City

1990"Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent van Gogh sold for $82.5 million

1990Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 HRs in each of his 1st 4 seasons

1990Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize

199045th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King

199051st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player

Historical Events in 1990 on the 15th
Date Event
Jan 15
42 year old George Foreman KOs Gerry Cooney in 2 rounds in Atlantic City 
Jan 15
6th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Santa Barbara wins 
Jan 15
AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch 
Jan 15
Blue Jay Cecil Fielder signs with Detroit as a free agent 
Jan 15
NY Knicks Trent Tucker scores with 1/10 sec, beats Bulls, 109-106 
Feb 15
Baseball owners lock out players 
Mar 15
Fernando Collor de Mello sworn in as pres of Brazil 
Apr 15
"In Living Color" premieres on FOX-TV 
Apr 15
Greenidge & Haynes make 298 opening stand (v Eng), their best 
May 15
"Cemetery Club" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 56 perfs 
May 15
"Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent van Gogh sold for $82.5 million 
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 
Jun 15
"Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres 
Jul 15
45th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King 
Aug 15
51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player 
Aug 15
Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 HRs in each of his 1st 4 seasons 
Aug 15
Phils Terry Mulholland no-hits Giants 6-0 (8th no hitter of 1990) 
Aug 15
At least 150 people die in clashes between the African National Congress and Inkatha Freedom Party, South Africa 
Sep 15
Chicago White Sox Bobby Thigpen is 1st to record 50 saves 
Sep 15
Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation 
Sep 15
Florida lottery goes over $100,000,000 
Sep 15
France announce it will send 4,000 troops to Persian Gulf 
Oct 15
Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize 
Nov 15
US President Bush signs Clear Air Act of 1990 
Nov 15
Producers confirm that Milli Vanilli didn't sing on their album 
Nov 15
US 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) launches into orbit 
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