November 20, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History


ReplacementLeadership Contest

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher fails to defeat Michael Heseltine's bid for leadership of the Conservative Party

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Saddam Hussein announces plans to release German hostages

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • Soviet Union shows reluctance to endorse the use of force against Iraq
  • US 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) returns from space