Year 1090 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. A third Almoravid expedition is launched in Al-Andalus, designed to subdue the Taifa's Kingdoms; the cities of Córdoba, Granada, Málaga, Almería and Ronda fall to the troops of Sultan Yusuf ibn Tashfin. King Stephen II of Croatia becomes involved in an open conflict between factions of Croatian nobles, who reassert their traditional rights in their own counties. Hassan-i Sabbah founds the Nizari Ismaili state after taking control of the Alamut Castle and organising the military group called the Order of Assassins. Béjaïa becomes the capital of the Hammadid Dynasty in modern Algeria, it becomes an important centre of culture. Troubadours begin playing in western Gascony. Qin Guan, Chinese poet of the Song Dynasty, writes the Can Shu, which describes a silk-reeling machine that has the world's oldest known mechanical belt drive. January 17 – Qin Hui, Chinese chancellor and traitor Agnes I, German abbess of Quedlinburg Alaungsithu, Burmese king of the Pagan Dynasty Bernard of Clairvaux, French abbot and theologian Chen Yuyi, Chinese politician of the Song Dynasty Eliezer ben Nathan, German rabbi and liturgical poet Eric II, king of Denmark Frederick II, German nobleman Fujiwara no Akisuke, Japanese nobleman and poet Fujiwara no Atsuyori, Japanese waka poet Juliane de Fontevrault, French noblewoman Conrad I, German nobleman and rector of Burgundy Niklot, Obotrite prince and tribal chief Robert FitzRoy, 1st Earl of Gloucester Sigurd I, king of Norway Theobald II, French nobleman Theobald of Bec, archbishop of Canterbury William de Mohun, 1st Earl of Somerset March 22 – García II, king of Galicia and Portugal April 16 – Sikelgaita, Lombard duchess of Apulia May 12 – Liutold of Eppenstein, German nobleman May 18 – Berthold of Rheinfelden, German nobleman June 26 – Jaromír, Bohemian prince and bishop July 3 – Egbert II, German nobleman August 13 – Constance of Normandy, duchess of Brittany Abd al-Jalil ibn Wahbun, Moorish poet and writer Adelaide of Rheinfelden, queen consort of Hungary Fayun Faxiu, Chinese Chan Buddhist monk Fujiwara no Atsuie, Japanese nobleman Guo Xi, Chinese landscape painter Hedwig of Formbach, German noblewoman Isaiah of Rostov, Kievan missionary and bishop Michael VII, Byzantine emperor Osbern of Canterbury, English hagiographer Raynald I, French Benedictine abbot Richard fitz Gilbert, Norman nobleman William of Poitiers, French priest and writer
Matthew Roy Kinzer, is a former NFL punter and MLB pitcher. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2nd round of the 1984 amateur draft. During 1987 NFL strike, he served one game as a punter for the Detroit Lions, he recorded seven punts for a 34.0 yard average. Kinzer begin his pro baseball career in the minor leagues playing from 1984 to 1989, He played for the Arkansas Travelers of the double A Texas League in 1984. After stops in Springfield with the Cardinals of the class A Mid West League in 1985 and the St. Petersburg Cardinals of the class A Florida State League in 1986, he returned to the Arkansas Travelers in 1987 and 1988, but in 1988 Kinzer saw playing time in the Major Leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals. In 1989 Kinzer played for triple A Louisville Cardinals of the American Association and saw time with the St. Louis Cardinals, he had a record of 34–25. He made his MLB debut on May 18, 1989 for the St. Louis Cardinals, pitching 3.1 innings, giving up one hit and striking out three versus the Houston Astros.
He pitched in seven more games and gave up 19 earned runs in 13.1 innings to finish with an 0–2 record and a 12.83 ERA. On May 26, 1990 he pitched his only game of the season for the Detroit Tigers against the Chicago White Sox, he pitched 1.2 innings, giving up three hits, three walks, three earned runs, struck out one batter. It would be his last game in the major leagues. In nine career games he has an 0–2 record and a 13.20 ERA. Kinzer is the only person to have played for both the Detroit Lions and the Detroit Tigers, causing him to be nicknamed the Detroit Liger. After his major league days he served as a scout for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and worked as a player agent. Kinzer returned to scouting in 2010, with the Florida/Miami Marlins joined the Atlanta Braves with the same role in October 2015
The 1929 Green Bay Packers season was their 11th season overall and their ninth season in the National Football League. The club posted an undefeated 12–0–1 record under player/coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a first-place finish and the Packers' first National Football League Championship. A victory celebration of 20,000 fans greeted them upon their return to Green Bay from their final game in Chicago. In an exhibition game after the season, on December 15, the Packers lost to the Memphis Tigers, who claimed a pro football championship. Before the start of the season, the Packers signed three future Hall of Famers: Johnny "Blood" McNally, Cal Hubbard, Mike Michalske, who along with Lambeau led the Packers to the top of the league. Green Bay's current throwback uniform is based on the ones worn in 1929 in respect of the season that the Packers won their first championship. Note: Tie games were not counted in the standings until 1972. Sportsencyclopedia.com