What Happened on August 24, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
  • Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City

Famous Deaths

  • Gailli AbedElrhman, Sudanese writer (b. 1931)
  • Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer (b. 1941)