On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 23rd NAACP Image Awards: "Coming to America" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3k ladies (4:10.80)
  • Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Lech Wałęsa wins Poland's 1st direct presidential election in Poland

Polish Politician and Labor Activist Lech Wałęsa
Polish Politician and Labor Activist
Lech Wałęsa
  • NFL NY Giant Otis Anderson becomes 8th to rush for 10,000th yard

Famous Birthdays

  • LaFee, German singer

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Mazurki, Austrian-American actor and professional wrestler (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), dies at 82