On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1990

Historical Events

  • Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie appears in public for 1st time in 2 years after Iran called for his assassination

Novelist Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie
  • Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
  • Iraq announces willingness to speak with US about resolving the Persian Gulf crisis

Famous Deaths

  • Steven Shaw, dies at 25
1990 Highlights

About December 5, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius