August 6, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan

Pakistani Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
Benazir Bhutto
  • UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstensions Cuba and Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq

Deaths in History

  • Jacques Soustelle, Fren ethnology/minister of Information, dies at 78
  • M├írio Pinto de Andrade, Angolan poet and politician who founded the Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), dies at 62
  • Robert Alex, shot to death by robber at 31