On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1990

Historical Events

  • Galileo Earth-1 Flyby
  • Indians agree to a lease new ballpark in Gateway (Jacobs Field)

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Ritt, American actor and director (The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, Slugger's Wife, End of the Game), dies at 76
  • Pony Sherrell Metcalf, NY, singer, dies of heart attack
1990 Highlights

About December 8, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius