On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1990

Historical Events

Leadership Contest

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher fails to defeat Michael Heseltine's bid for leadership of the Conservative Party

Sports History

Oakland's Rickey Henderson wins AL MVP

  • Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year

Historic Event

Saddam Hussein announces plans to release German hostages

  • Soviet Union shows reluctance to endorse the use of force against Iraq
  • US 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) returns from space

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Burton, English footballer, born in Swindon, United Kingdom
1990 Highlights

About November 20, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio