Historical Events on December 22, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Iraq announces it will never give up Kuwait
  • Israeli ferry capsizes killing 21 US servicemen

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Lech Wałęsa sworn in as Poland's 1st popularly elected president

Polish Politician and Labor Activist Lech Wałęsa
Polish Politician and Labor Activist
Lech Wałęsa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul Coffey becomes the second NHL defenceman to record 1000 points, doing so in a record-breaking 770 games

NHL Star Paul Coffey
NHL Star
Paul Coffey