On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1990

Historical Events

  • Iraq announces it will never give up Kuwait
  • Israeli ferry capsizes killing 21 US servicemen

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Lech Wałęsa sworn in as Poland's 1st popularly elected president

Polish Politician and Labor Activist Lech Wałęsa
Polish Politician and Labor Activist
Lech Wałęsa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul Coffey becomes the second NHL defenceman to record 1000 points, doing so in a record-breaking 770 games

NHL Star Paul Coffey
NHL Star
Paul Coffey

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Baptiste Maunier, French actor, born in Brignoles, France

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Effinger, composer, dies at 76
  • Helene Stanley, actress (Carnival Story, Roar of the Crowd), dies
1990 Highlights

About December 22, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn