What Happened on November 4, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" opens at Shubert NYC for 225 performances
  • 20th NYC Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45
  • 21st NYC Marathon won by Douglas Wakiihuri in 2:12:39

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ayrton Senna retires with gearbox trouble during the season-ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; wins by 7 points from Alain Prost; McLaren-Honda wins Constructors title for 3rd straight year

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
  • Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war"
  • US Secretary of State James Baker visits American troops in Saudi Arabia