What Happened on November 18, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 241 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Lake Nona G & CC: US beats Europe 11½-4½ in inaugural event; Kathy Whitworth US captain; Mickey Walker Europe skipper

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 40th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • Andre Agassi claims his first and only season-ending ATP Tour World Championship tennis title with a 5–7, 7–6, 7–5, 6–2 win over defending champion Stefan Edberg in Frankfurt, Germany
  • NFL NY Giants beat Det Lions 20-0, to run 1990 record to 10-0
  • Yugoslavian tennis star Monica Seles beats Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina 6–4, 5–7, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2 to win her first of 3 straight WTA Tour Championships in NYC; first 5-set women's final since 1901

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Schilperoort, saxophonist/clarinetist, dies