On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1990

Historical Events

  • 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
  • Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City

Famous Deaths

  • Gailli AbedElrhman, Sudanese writer (b. 1931)
  • Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer, dies at 48
1990 Highlights

About August 24, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo