November 1990 in history

November 1990 events chronologically

Nov 2 British Satellite Broadcasting and Sky Television plc merge to form BSkyB as a result of massive losses
Nov 5 Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead after a speech at a New York City hotel
Nov 7 Mary Robinson becomes the first woman to be elected President of the Republic of Ireland
Nov 12 Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch
Nov 12 Tim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web
Nov 13 In Aramoana, New Zealand, David Gray shoots dead 13 people in a massacre before being tracked down and killed by police the next day
Nov 14 After German reunification, the Federal Republic of Germany and Poland sign a treaty confirming the Oder–Neisse line as the border between Germany and Poland

Top 7 most famous people born in November 1990

Nov 6 André Schürrle a German footballer, who plays as a forward or winger for Premier League club Chelsea and the German national team.
Nov 7 David de Gea a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Manchester United and for the Spanish National Team.
Nov 11 Georginio Wijnaldum a Dutch footballer who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Dutch Eredivisie club PSV and the Netherlands national football team.
Nov 12 James McCarthy (footballer) a professional footballer who plays for Everton and Republic of Ireland as a central midfielder. McCarthy made over 100 appearances for Hamilton Academical as a teenager, before being transferred to Wigan in 2009 for an initial £1.2 million which was a record sale fee for Hamilton Academical. Although born, raised and schooled in Scotland to Scottish parents, McCarthy made his competitive debut for the Republic of Ireland on 26 March 2011 in a UEFA Euro 2012 qualifier against Macedonia
Nov 26 Danny Welbeck an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-forward for Arsenal and the England national team. He can also play as a winger
Nov 26 Rita Ora a British singer, songwriter and actress. Her debut studio album, Ora , debuted at number one in the United Kingdom, and spawned the number-one singles "R.I.P." and "How We Do ". After reaching the peak position as a featured act on DJ Fresh's "Hot Right Now", Ora became the artist with the most number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart in 2012, with three consecutive singles that reached the top position. She was nominated for three awards at the 2013 BRIT Awards. The first single from her second album, "I Will Never Let You Down", debuted atop the UK Singles Chart in 2014, making it her fourth UK number one
Nov 30 Magnus Carlsen a Norwegian chess grandmaster, 1 ranked player in the world and reigning World Chess Champion in classical, rapid and blitz. His peak rating is 2882, the highest in history

Top 7 most famous people died in November 1990

Nov 3 Mary Martin an American actress, singer and Broadway star. A muse of Rodgers and Hammerstein, she originated many leading roles over her career including Nellie Forbush in South Pacific and Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music. She was named a Kennedy Center Honoree in 1989. She was also the mother of actor Larry Hagman
Nov 5 Meir Kahane David Kahane an American-Israeli rabbi, ultranationalist writer, and political figure, whose work became either the direct or indirect foundation of most modern Jewish militant and extreme right-wing political groups. He was an ordained Orthodox rabbi and later served as a member of the Israeli Knesset. Kahane gained recognition as an activist for Jewish causes, such as organizing Jewish self-defense groups in deteriorating neighborhoods and the struggle for the right of Soviet Jews to immigrate. He later became known in the United States and Israel for violent terrorist attacks as well as political and religious views that included proposing emergency Jewish mass-immigration to Israel due to the imminent threat of a "second Holocaust" in the United States, advocating that Israel's democracy be replaced by a state modeled on Jewish law, and promoting the idea of a Greater Israel in which Israel would annex the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In order to keep Arabs from becoming a numerical majority in Israel, he proposed a plan allowing Arabs to leave Israel and receive compensation for their property, or to remain as non-citizens without political or voting rights, and forcibly removing Arabs who refused both options
Nov 7 Lawrence Durrell an expatriate British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer, though he resisted affiliation with Britain and preferred to be considered cosmopolitan. It has been posthumously suggested that Durrell never had British citizenship, though, more accurately, he became defined as a non-patrial in 1968, due to the amendment to the Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1962. Hence, he was denied the right to enter or settle in Britain under new laws and had to apply for a visa for each entry. His most famous work is the tetralogy The Alexandria Quartet
Nov 11 Yiannis Ritsos a Greek poet and left-wing activist and an active member of the Greek Resistance during World War II.
Nov 14 Malcolm Muggeridge an English journalist, author, media personality, and satirist. During World War II, he worked for the British government as a soldier and a spy. As a young man, Muggeridge was a left-wing sympathiser but he later became a forceful anti-communist. He is credited with bringing Mother Teresa to popular attention in the West and stimulating debate about Catholic theology. In his later years he became a religious and moral campaigner
Nov 17 Robert Hofstadter an American physicist. He was the joint winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his pioneering studies of electron scattering in atomic nuclei and for his consequent discoveries concerning the structure of nucleons."
Nov 23 Roald Dahl a British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot, and screenwriter.