Historical Events In 1991
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Aug 15 On this day in history marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74
Aug 16 Pres Bush declares the recession is near an end on this day in history.
Aug 16 Robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43 in the year 1991.
Aug 17 On this day in history don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, DI), dies at 63
Aug 17 Wade Frankum runs amok with automatic rifle and knife at Strathfield in Sydney, killing seven people and himself in the year 1991.
Aug 18 In the year 1991 pan Am games closes in Havana
Aug 18 On this day in history vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies
Aug 19 In the year 1991 a coup attempts to remove President Gorbachev from power in the Soviet Union
Aug 19 Coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev on this day in history.
Aug 20 Betty Bowden, British dancer/actress (Vote for Nigel), dies at 86 in the year 1991.
Aug 21 In the year 1991 attempted coup against Mikial Gorbachev stopped by Boris Yeltsin
Aug 21 Communist coup is crushed in USSR in 2 days in the year 1991.
Aug 21 On this day in history oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 101
Aug 22 On this day in history boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide
Aug 23 On this day in history florence B Seibert, bio-chemist (TB), dies at 93
Aug 24 In the year 1991 abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99
Aug 24 Gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party in the year 1991.
Aug 24 In the year 1991 ukraine declares independence from the USSR
Aug 25 In the year 1991 carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86 seconds
Aug 25 Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56 in the year 1991.
Aug 26 Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0 in the year 1991.
Aug 28 On this day in history 5 die in a NYC subway's 3rd worst accident
Aug 28 Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies in the year 1991.
Aug 28 On this day in history red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher
Aug 29 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies in the year 1991.
Aug 29 In the year 1991 john F Kennedy Jr wins his first law case
Aug 29 The Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR on this day in history.
Aug 29 The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR on this day in history.
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 On this day in history france beats US by narrowest Ryder Cup margin - 14« to 13«
Aug 31 Leigh Watson, US aviation pioneer/air force general, dies at 93 in the year 1991.
Sep 01 On this day in history mark Robinson, British actor (The Girl), dies at 30
Sep 02 Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies on this day in history.