On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Miser" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • Center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum
  • Libya's Qadhafi says Israel must be eliminated
  • Mexican writer Octavio Paz is awarded the Nobel Prize for literature
  • Oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel
  • UK Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd says force would be used if Iraq does not withdraw from Kuwait

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
  • Robert Tessier, actor (Nightwish, Future Force), dies at 56