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  • Mongolia
    Tuesday Jan 2, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Mongolian Democratic Union began distributing Leaflets

    Mongolia
    Tuesday Jan 2, 1990

    On 2 January 1990, Mongolian Democratic Union began distributing leaflets calling for a democratic revolution. When the government did not comply with this and later, more aggressive demands, demonstrations occurred.




  • Panama City, Panama
    Wednesday Jan 3, 1990

    Invasion of Panama

    Noriega Surrendered To The U.S. Military

    Panama City, Panama
    Wednesday Jan 3, 1990

    Noriega remained at large for several days, but realizing he had few options in the face of a massive manhunt and a $1 million reward for his capture, he obtained refuge in the Vatican diplomatic mission in Panama City. The U.S. military's psychological pressure on him and diplomatic pressure on the Vatican mission, Noriega finally surrendered to the U.S. military on 3 January 1990. He was immediately put on an MC-130E Combat Talon I aircraft and flown to the U.S.




  • Pisa, Italy
    Sunday Jan 7, 1990

    Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Tower closed to Public

    Pisa, Italy
    Sunday Jan 7, 1990

    The tower was closed to the public on 7 January 1990.




  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 14, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The Protesters Met on Square In Front of Lenin Museum

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 14, 1990

    On 14 January 1990, the protesters, having grown from three hundred to some 1,000, met on square in front of Lenin Museum which was named as Freedom Square since then in Ulaanbaatar.




  • Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 21, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Sükhbaatar Square demonstration

    Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 21, 1990

    A demonstration on Sükhbaatar Square on 21 January (in weather of -30 C) followed the Freedom Square demonstration.




  • Panama
    Wednesday Jan 31, 1990

    Invasion of Panama

    Operation Promote Liberty

    Panama
    Wednesday Jan 31, 1990

    Operation Just Cause ends, and beginning Operation Promote Liberty to rebuild the Panamanian military and civilian infrastructure.




  • Russia
    Wednesday Feb 7, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Monopoly on political power

    Russia
    Wednesday Feb 7, 1990

    On February 7, 1990, the Central Committee of the CPSU accepted Gorbachev's recommendation that the party give up its monopoly on political power.


  • Cape Town, South Africa
    Sunday Feb 11, 1990

    Nelson Mandela

    Mandela's Release

    Cape Town, South Africa
    Sunday Feb 11, 1990

    Leaving Victor Verster Prison on 11 February, Mandela held Winnie's hand in front of amassed crowds and the press; the event was broadcast live across the world.Driven to Cape Town's City Hall through crowds, he gave a speech declaring his commitment to peace and reconciliation with the white minority, but made it clear that the ANC's armed struggle was not over, and would continue as "a purely defensive action against the violence of apartheid". He expressed hope that the government would agree to negotiations, so that "there may no longer be the need for the armed struggle", and insisted that his main focus was to bring peace to the black majority and give them the right to vote in national and local elections.


  • Rome, Italy
    Thursday Feb 15, 1990

    Galileo Galilei

    Speech delivered at the Sapienza University of Rome

    Rome, Italy
    Thursday Feb 15, 1990

    On 15 February 1990, in a speech delivered at the Sapienza University of Rome, Cardinal Ratzinger (later Pope Benedict XVI) cited some current views on the Galileo affair as forming what he called "a symptomatic case that permits us to see how deep the self-doubt of the modern age, of science and technology goes today".


  • Torre Annunziata, Italy
    Tuesday Feb 20, 1990

    Ciro Immobile

    Birth

    Torre Annunziata, Italy
    Tuesday Feb 20, 1990

    Born in Torre Annunziata, in the province of Naples, Immobile began his youth career in the football school "Torre Annunziata '88", before transferring to "Maria Rosa" and finally the youth team of Salernitana, where, however, he failed to emerge.


  • Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    50,000 Serbs rallied at Tuđman

    Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    On 4 March 1990, 50,000 Serbs rallied at Petrova Gora and shouted negative remarks aimed at Tuđman, chanted "This is Serbia", and expressed support for Milošević.


  • Russia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Elections for the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia

    Russia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    On March 4, 1990, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic held elections for the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia. Boris Yeltsin was elected, representing Sverdlovsk, garnering 72 percent of the vote.


  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The MDU and Three Other Reform Organizations Held a Joint Outdoor Mass Meeting

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    After numerous demonstrations of many thousands of people in the capital city as well as provincial centers, on 4 March 1990, the MDU and three other reform organizations held a joint outdoor mass meeting, inviting the government to attend. The government sent no representative to what became a demonstration of over 100,000 people demanding democratic change.


  • Sükhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Democratic Union Launched a Hunger Strike

    Sükhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1990

    On March 7, 1990, on Sükhbaatar Square, Democratic Union launched a hunger strike of ten urging that the communists to resign. Hunger strikers number increased and thousands supported them. Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party(MPRP) (present Mongolian People's Party)'s Politburo – the authority of the government eventually gave way to the pressure and entered into negotiations with the leaders of the democratic movement Mongolian Democratic Union.


  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Thursday Mar 8, 1990

    Iran–Iraq War

    Withdrawing The Iranian ambassador From Iraq

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Thursday Mar 8, 1990

    On 8 March 1980, Iran announced it was withdrawing its ambassador from Iraq, downgraded its diplomatic ties to the charge d'affaires level, and demanded that Iraq do the same. The following day, Iraq declared Iran's ambassador persona non-grata, and demanded his withdrawal from Iraq by 15 March.


  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Friday Mar 9, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Jambyn Batmönkh Decided to Dissolve The Politburo and To Resign

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Friday Mar 9, 1990

    Jambyn Batmönkh, chairman of Politburo of MPRP's Central Committee decided to dissolve the Politburo and to resign on 9 March 1990. Behind the scenes, however, the MPRP had seriously considered cracking down on the protesters, writing a decree that was left to be signed by the party leader Jambyn Batmönkh.


  • Estonia
    Sunday Mar 25, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Voted to split

    Estonia
    Sunday Mar 25, 1990

    On March 25, 1990, the Estonian Communist Party voted to split from the CPSU after a six-month transition.


  • Estonia
    Friday Mar 30, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Estonia as an independent state

    Estonia
    Friday Mar 30, 1990

    On March 30, 1990, the Estonian Supreme Council declared the Soviet occupation of Estonia since World War II to be illegal and began reestablishing Estonia as an independent state.


  • Estonia
    Tuesday Apr 3, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Estonian Prime Minister

    Estonia
    Tuesday Apr 3, 1990

    On April 3, 1990, Edgar Savisaar of the Popular Front of Estonia was elected chairman of the Council of Ministers (the equivalent of being Prime Minister).


  • Kosovo
    Wednesday Apr 18, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Responsibility for public security was again assigned to Serbia

    Kosovo
    Wednesday Apr 18, 1990

    In early 1990 Kosovar Albanians held mass demonstrations against the special measures, which were lifted on 18 April 1990 and responsibility for public security was again assigned to Serbia.


  • Croatia
    Sunday Apr 22, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    The First Free Elections

    Croatia
    Sunday Apr 22, 1990

    The first free elections in Croatia and Slovenia were scheduled for a few months later. The first round of elections in Croatia was held on 22 April, and the second round on 6 May.


  • Latvia
    Friday May 4, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    The Restoration of independence

    Latvia
    Friday May 4, 1990

    Latvia declared the restoration of independence on May 4, 1990, with the declaration stipulating a transitional period to complete independence.


  • Latvia
    Monday May 7, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Latvia's Prime Minister

    Latvia
    Monday May 7, 1990

    On May 7, 1990, Ivars Godmanis of the Latvian Popular Front was elected chairman of the Council of Ministers (the equivalent of being Latvia's Prime Minister).


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Friday May 11, 1990

    Microsoft

    Windows 3.0

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Friday May 11, 1990

    On May 22, Microsoft launched Windows 3.0, featuring streamlined user interface graphics and improved protected mode capability for the Intel 386 processor.


  • Zagreb, Croatia
    Sunday May 13, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    A Tense Atmosphere Prevailed

    Zagreb, Croatia
    Sunday May 13, 1990

    A tense atmosphere prevailed on May 13, 1990, when a football game was held at Zagreb in Maksimir Stadium between Zagreb's Dinamo team and Belgrade's Red Star. The game erupted into violence between the Croatian and Serbian fans and with the police.


  • Croatia
    Monday May 14, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    The Weapons of The TO of Croatia

    Croatia
    Monday May 14, 1990

    On 14 May 1990, the weapons of the TO of Croatia, in Croat-majority regions, were taken away by the JNA, preventing the possibility of Croatia having its own weapons as was done in Slovenia. Borisav Jović, Serbia's representative in the Federal Presidency and a close ally of Slobodan Milošević, claimed that this action came at the behest of Serbia.


  • Russia
    Tuesday May 29, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR

    Russia
    Tuesday May 29, 1990

    On May 29, 1990, Yeltsin was elected chair of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR,


  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 29, 1990

    Warren Buffett

    A Billionaire

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 29, 1990

    Buffett became a billionaire when Berkshire Hathaway began selling class A shares on May 29, 1990.


  • Croatia
    Wednesday May 30, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    The New Croatian Parliament

    Croatia
    Wednesday May 30, 1990

    On 30 May 1990, the new Croatian Parliament held its first session.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 4, 1990

    Marlon Brando

    Son murdered

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 4, 1990

    Later Life Brando had Fewer roles seemed to be in retirement. However, He experienced a tragedy case that his son killed his daughter's boyfriend.


  • Russia
    Tuesday Jun 12, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Struggle emerged between the RSFSR and the Soviet Union

    Russia
    Tuesday Jun 12, 1990

    Yeltsin was supported by democratic and conservative members of the Supreme Soviet, who sought power in the developing political situation. A new power struggle emerged between the RSFSR and the Soviet Union. On June 12, 1990, the Congress of People's Deputies of the RSFSR adopted a declaration of sovereignty.


  • Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 13, 1990

    Berlin Wall

    East German military officially began dismantling the Wall

    Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 13, 1990

    On 13 June 1990, the East German military officially began dismantling the Wall, beginning in Bernauer Straße and around the Mitte district.


  • Kosovo
    Tuesday Jun 26, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Serbian authorities closed the Kosovo Assembly

    Kosovo
    Tuesday Jun 26, 1990

    On 26 June 1990 Serbian authorities closed the Kosovo Assembly, citing special circumstances.


  • Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Wednesday Jun 27, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    Regarding Croatia and Slovenia

    Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Wednesday Jun 27, 1990

    According to Jović, on 27 June 1990 he and Veljko Kadijević, the Yugoslav Defense Minister, met and agreed that they should, regarding Croatia and Slovenia, "expel them forcibly from Yugoslavia, by simply drawing borders and declaring that they have brought this upon themselves through their decisions". According to Jović, the next day he obtained the agreement of Milošević.


  • Serbia
    Sunday Jul 1, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Serbia approved the new amendments to the Constitution of Serbia

    Serbia
    Sunday Jul 1, 1990

    On 1 or 2 July 1990, Serbia approved the new amendments to the Constitution of Serbia in a referendum.


  • East Germany, Germany
    Sunday Jul 1, 1990

    Berlin Wall

    East Germany adopted the West German currency

    East Germany, Germany
    Sunday Jul 1, 1990

    On 1 July, the day East Germany adopted the West German currency, all de jure border controls ceased, although the inter-German border had become meaningless for some time before that.


  • Kosovo
    Monday Jul 2, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Kosovo Assembly declared Kosovo an independent republic within Yugoslavia

    Kosovo
    Monday Jul 2, 1990

    On 2 July, 114 ethnic Albanian delegates of the 180-member Kosovo Assembly declared Kosovo an independent republic within Yugoslavia.


  • Kosovo
    Thursday Jul 5, 1990

    Kosovo War

    The Serbian Assembly dissolved the Kosovo Assembly

    Kosovo
    Thursday Jul 5, 1990

    On 5 July, the Serbian Assembly dissolved the Kosovo Assembly.


  • Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy
    Sunday Jul 8, 1990

    Diego Maradona

    A Nightmare

    Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy
    Sunday Jul 8, 1990

    The 1990 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match played between West Germany and Argentina to determine the winner of the 1990 FIFA World Cup. The game took place on 8 July 1990 at the Stadio Olimpico in Italy's capital and largest city, Rome, and was won 1–0 by West Germany, with a late penalty kick taken by Andreas Brehme being the game's only goal.


  • Russia
    Thursday Jul 12, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Yeltsin resigned

    Russia
    Thursday Jul 12, 1990

    On July 12, 1990, Yeltsin resigned from the Communist Party in a dramatic speech at the 28th Congress.


  • Iraq
    Sunday Jul 15, 1990

    Gulf War

    Saddam's government laid out its combined objections to the Arab League

    Iraq
    Sunday Jul 15, 1990

    On 15 July 1990, Saddam's government laid out its combined objections to the Arab League, including that policy moves were costing Iraq $1 billion a year, that Kuwait was still using the Rumaila oil field, that loans made by the UAE and Kuwait could not be considered debts to its "Arab brothers".


  • Serbia
    Tuesday Jul 17, 1990

    Kosovo War

    The Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS)

    Serbia
    Tuesday Jul 17, 1990

    On 16 or 17 July 1990 the League of Communists of Serbia (LCS) combined with the Socialist Alliance of Working People of Serbia to become the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), and Milošević became its first president.


  • Kuwait
    Thursday Jul 19, 1990

    Gulf War

    The Army had been stood down

    Kuwait
    Thursday Jul 19, 1990

    In spite of Iraqi saber rattling, Kuwait did not mobilize its force; the army had been stood down on 19 July, and at the time of the Iraqi invasion many Kuwaiti military personnel were on leave.


  • Srb, Croatia
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    Sovereignty and Autonomy of the Serb people in Croatia

    Srb, Croatia
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    After the election of Tuđman (Croatian President) and the HDZ, a Serb Assembly was established in Srb, north of Knin, on 25 July 1990 as the political representation of the Serb people in Croatia. The Serb Assembly declared "sovereignty and autonomy of the Serb people in Croatia".


  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    Gulf War

    The US Ambassador

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    On the 25th, Saddam met with April Glaspie, the US Ambassador to Iraq, in Baghdad.


  • Mongolia
    Sunday Jul 29, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Mongolia's first free multi-party elections

    Mongolia
    Sunday Jul 29, 1990

    Following the 1990 Democratic Revolution in Mongolia, Mongolia's first free, multi-party elections for a bicameral parliament were held on 29 July 1990.


  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Tuesday Jul 31, 1990

    Gulf War

    Discussions

    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Tuesday Jul 31, 1990

    Discussions in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, mediated on the Arab League's behalf by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, were held on 31 July and led Mubarak to believe that a peaceful course could be established.


  • Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Thursday Aug 2, 1990

    Gulf War

    The Iraqi response

    Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Thursday Aug 2, 1990

    The result of the Jeddah talks was an Iraqi demand for $10 billion to cover the lost revenues from Rumaila; Kuwait offered $500 million. The Iraqi response was to immediately order an invasion, which started on 2 August 1990 with the bombing of Kuwait's capital, Kuwait City.


  • Kuwait
    Thursday Aug 2, 1990

    Gulf War

    Invasion

    Kuwait
    Thursday Aug 2, 1990

    On 2 August 1990 the Iraqi Army invaded and occupied Kuwait, which was met with international condemnation and brought immediate economic sanctions against Iraq by members of the UN Security Council. Together with the UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who had resisted the invasion by Argentina of the Falkland Islands a decade earlier, American President George H. W. Bush deployed US forces into Saudi Arabia, and urged other countries to send their own forces to the scene.


  • Cairo, Egypt
    Friday Aug 3, 1990

    Gulf War

    The Arab League own resolution

    Cairo, Egypt
    Friday Aug 3, 1990

    On 3 August 1990, the Arab League passed its own resolution, which called for a solution to the conflict from within the league, and warned against outside intervention. Iraq and Libya were the only two Arab League states that opposed the resolution for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait; the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) opposed it as well.


  • Iraq
    Monday Aug 6, 1990

    Gulf War

    Resolution 661

    Iraq
    Monday Aug 6, 1990

    On 6 August, Resolution 661 placed economic sanctions on Iraq. Resolution 665 followed soon after, which authorized a naval blockade to enforce the sanctions. It said the "use of measures commensurate to the specific circumstances as may be necessary ... to halt all inward and outward maritime shipping in order to inspect and verify their cargoes and destinations and to ensure strict implementation of resolution 661".


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