What Happened on October 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • David Hackett Souter, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
  • Fear of war and long-term supply disruptions as Hussein threatens Israel
  • Radio stations around world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Saddam Hussein threatens to hit Israel with a new missile

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83