October 11, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73