What Happened on December 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 79th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in St Petersburg (3-2)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Beth Daniel/Davis Love wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • First parliamentary election in newly reunified Germany
  • First time 12 people in space at the same time
  • US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAaron Copland

Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90

Composer Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland
  • Robert Cummings, American actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder), dies of kidney failure at 80