Historical Events In 1991
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 15 In the year 1991 marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74
Aug 16 Pres Bush declares the recession is near an end in the year 1991.
Aug 16 In the year 1991 robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43
Aug 17 Don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, DI), dies at 63 in the year 1991.
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 Pan Am games closes in Havana on this day in history.
Aug 18 Vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1991.
Aug 20 In the year 1991 betty Bowden, British dancer/actress (Vote for Nigel), dies at 86
Aug 21 In the year 1991 attempted coup against Mikial Gorbachev stopped by Boris Yeltsin
Aug 21 On this day in history communist coup is crushed in USSR in 2 days
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 In the year 1991 florence B Seibert, bio-chemist (TB), dies at 93
Aug 24 Abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99 in the year 1991.
Aug 24 On this day in history gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party
Aug 24 Ukraine declares independence from the USSR on this day in history.
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 In the year 1991 royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
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 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR in the year 1991.
Aug 30 Alan Wheatley in the year 1991.
Aug 30 On this day in history dan O'Brien sets US decathalon record with 8,812 points
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 Mark Robinson, British actor (The Girl), dies at 30 in the year 1991.
Sep 02 Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies on this day in history.