Historical Events on November 8th, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "6 Degrees of Separation" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 496 performances
  • 100,000 additional US troops are sent to Persian gulf

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Darryl Strawberry signs 5-year contract with LA Dodgers

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Gina Marie Tolleson of USA, 21, crowned 40th Miss World
  • Saddam fires his army chief & threatens to destroy Arabian peninsula
  • Unconfirmed rumors emerge that Bush might announce an airlift of supplies to US embassy in Kuwait, which could ultimately trigger a military clash