What Happened on December 1, 1990

Historical Events

  • 55th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 16-7 in Birmingham
  • 56th Heisman Trophy Award: Ty Detmer, Brigham Young (QB)
  • British and French workers meet in the middle of the Channel Tunnel under the English Channel

Davis Cup

Davis Cup Tennis, St. Petersburg, Florida: Rick Leach and Jim Pugh beat Australian pair Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 to clinch an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-2) for the US

Historic Event

Dictator of Chad Hissène Habré flees to Cameroon

  • Iraq accepts Bush's offer for talks
  • Lithuania, Estonia & Latvia hold their 1st joint session

Sports History

New York Knicks center Patrick Ewing scores career high 22 field goals in his 50 point haul in 113-96 win v Charlotte at Madison Square Garden

Famous Birthdays

  • Chanel Iman, American model (Victoria's Secret Angel), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Weddings

John Carpenter

Film director John Carpenter (36) weds producer Sandy King

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Hendrik de Groot, Dutch co-founder of Vrij Nederland), dies at 89
  • Robert Gordon, American child actor (billed as "Bobby" - The Jazz Singer; Mountains of Manhattan), and director (The Joe Louis Story), dies at 77

Vijaya Lakshmi PanditVijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900-1990)

Indian diplomat and politician who was the 1st woman to hold a cabinet post in India, dies at 90

1990 Highlights

About December 1, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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