What Happened on December 4, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • An Iraqi official reports that Iraq will withdraw if it can retain control of the Rumailah field and keep Bubiyan and Werbah islands; also says that demands that the Palestinian issue be treated separately would not be surmountable
  • Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in NYC
  • Iraq announces it will release all 3,300 Soviet hostages

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Binns, US actor (12 Angry One), dies of heart attack at 74