Historical Events In 1991
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Aug 15 Marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74 in the year 1991.
Aug 16 In the year 1991 pres Bush declares the recession is near an end
Aug 16 On this day in history robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43
Aug 17 In the year 1991 don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, DI), dies at 63
Aug 17 In the year 1991 wade Frankum runs amok with automatic rifle and knife at Strathfield in Sydney, killing seven people and himself.
Aug 18 On this day in history pan Am games closes in Havana
Aug 18 Vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies on this day in history.
Aug 19 A coup attempts to remove President Gorbachev from power in the Soviet Union in the year 1991.
Aug 19 Coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1991 betty Bowden, British dancer/actress (Vote for Nigel), dies at 86
Aug 21 Attempted coup against Mikial Gorbachev stopped by Boris Yeltsin on this day in history.
Aug 21 Communist coup is crushed in USSR in 2 days on this day in history.
Aug 21 Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 101 in the year 1991.
Aug 22 Boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history florence B Seibert, bio-chemist (TB), dies at 93
Aug 24 On this day in history abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99
Aug 24 On this day in history gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party
Aug 24 In the year 1991 ukraine declares independence from the USSR
Aug 25 Carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86 seconds on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56
Aug 26 On this day in history royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
Aug 28 In the year 1991 5 die in a NYC subway's 3rd worst accident
Aug 28 Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies on this day in history.
Aug 28 Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies
Aug 29 On this day in history john F Kennedy Jr wins his first law case
Aug 29 The Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR in the year 1991.
Aug 29 In the year 1991 the Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR
Aug 30 Alan Wheatley on this day in history.
Aug 30 Dan O'Brien sets US decathalon record with 8,812 points on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1991 france beats US by narrowest Ryder Cup margin - 14« to 13«
Aug 31 Leigh Watson, US aviation pioneer/air force general, dies at 93 on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1991 mark Robinson, British actor (The Girl), dies at 30
Sep 02 In the year 1991 alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies