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Cuban troops in Angola start withdrawing upon the United Nations Security Council Resolution 626 and the New York Accords.
The presidential farewell address is made by Ronald Reagan to the United States. Read More
Solidarity is legalized upon a vote taken by the Polish United Workers' Party. Read More
The succession of George H.W. Bush as the 41st President of the United States occurs. Read More
The execution of Ted Bundy by electric chair takes place in Florida after being convicted as a serial killer.
Formal talks between Solidarity movement representatives and the government of the People's Republic of Poland for the first time in 8 years.
Buying or owning semiautomatic weapons is banned by Los Angeles' City Council. Read More
The first African American to be chairman of the Democratic National Committee, holding a lead position of a major political party, is Ron Brown.
The foundation for the Acid Rain Treaty of 1991 is established during a meeting between President of the United States George H.W. Bush and Prime Minister of Canada Mulroney.
The consecration of the first American female to become bishop of the Episcopal Church is Barbara Clementine.
The launching into orbit of the first GPS satellite takes place. Read More
The formation of the Arab Maghreb Union takes place. Read More
Production of chlorofluorocarbons is banned and will cease being produced by twelve European Community nations by the year 2000.
The first elections for the Australian Capital Territory are held. Read More
Importing guns that are considered assault weapons is criminalized in the United States by President Bush.
The Communist Party loses during the first contested elections for the parliament of the Soviet Union.
Best Picture of the 61st Academy Awards is won by the film Rain Man. Read More
The Motorola MicroTAC Personal Cellular Telephone is released by Motorola as the smallest mobile telephone to date.
The opening of the Disney-MGM Studios to the public occurs at Disney World. Read More
The first meeting of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory occurs.
The analog broadcast of the first HDTV takes place in Japan. Read More
The enforcement of laws regarding stalking are more strictly enforced in California upon the murder of an actress, Rebecca Schaeffer, by an obsessed fan.
Denmark legalizes the civil union between same-sex partners. Read More
The first movie of the Disney Renaissance collection, The Little Mermaid, makes its theatrical debut.
The Patricio Aylwin is elected President in the first free election held in Chile since 1973.
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