What Happened on December 5, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter
  • Brish British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie appears in public for 1st time in 2 years after Iran called for his assassination
  • Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
  • Iraq announces willingness to speak with US about resolving the Persian Gulf crisis

Famous Deaths

  • Steven Shaw, dies at 25