What Happened on December 6, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • NHL grants conditional membership to Tampa Bay Lightning

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Saddam Hussein announces release of all foreign hostages

Iraqi President and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein
  • Shoeless Joe Jackson's signature is sold for $23,100

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Hamilton, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1944), dies at 74

Person of interestTunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's founding father, 1st Prime Minister of Malaya (1957-63) and Malaysia (1963-70), dies at 87

Malaysia's Founding Father Tunku Abdul Rahman
Malaysia's Founding Father
Tunku Abdul Rahman