On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1990

Historical Events

  • Heavy earthquake strikes Sicily, 18 die
  • Musical "Peter Pan", starring Cathy Rigby, opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 45 performances

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

South African President F. W. de Klerk meets with Nelson Mandela to talk of end of apartheid

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • US Secretary of State Baker questions Iraq's seriousness about Middle East peace

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAlice Marble

Alice Marble, American tennis player (US Open 1936, 1938-40), dies of pernicious anaemia at 77

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble

1990 Highlights

About December 13, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius