December 5, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie appears in public for 1st time in 2 years after Iran called for his assassination
  • Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
  • Iraq announces willingness to speak with US about resolving the Persian Gulf crisis

Deaths in History

  • Steven Shaw, dies at 25