Posts tagged 1990s.

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 19, 1990

Pittsburgh Pirates star Barry Bonds wins the MVP. [Wikipedia]

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: August 27, 1991 

The Syria Mosque is demolished. [WESA

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: July 21, 1990

Jaromir Jagr joins the Penguins, arriving at Pittsburgh International. [Wikipedia

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: July 2, 1997 

Acclaimed film and stage actor, World War II veteran and Indiana (Pa.) native Jimmy Stewart passes away at 89.  

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: June 1, 1992

The Penguins win the Stanley Cup, their second NHL Championship in a row, and the city’s eighth professional hockey championship. The Penguins also become the last team etched on the collar of the Stanley Cup. [WikipediaPittsburgh Post-Gazette

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: May 16, 1990

William “Bill” Bennett, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policyunder George H. W. Bush, makes world headlines in Pittsburgh when he scolds local homeless in a shelter, “You guys aren’t watching The Simpsons,” are you? That’s not going to help you any.” [WikipediaThe Madison Courier]

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: December 26, 1991

Steelers coach Chuck Noll retires after 23 seasons, 209 wins, seven title games and four Super Bowl wins, the most by any NFL coach. [Wikipedia

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 19, 1990

Pittsburgh Pirates star Barry Bonds wins the MVP. [Wikipedia]

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: August 27, 1991 

The Syria Mosque is demolished. [WESA