Historical Events In 1991
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Aug 15 In the year 1991 marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74
Aug 16 In the year 1991 pres Bush declares the recession is near an end
Aug 16 In the year 1991 robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43
Aug 17 On this day in history 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 Pan Am games closes in Havana in the year 1991.
Aug 18 In the year 1991 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 On this day in history coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev
Aug 20 Betty Bowden, British dancer/actress (Vote for Nigel), dies at 86 in the year 1991.
Aug 21 Attempted coup against Mikial Gorbachev stopped by Boris Yeltsin in the year 1991.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1991 boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide
Aug 23 Florence B Seibert, bio-chemist (TB), dies at 93 on this day in history.
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 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 Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1991 christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
Aug 28 Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher in the year 1991.
Aug 29 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies in the year 1991.
Aug 29 John F Kennedy Jr wins his first law case in the year 1991.
Aug 29 The Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR in the year 1991.
Aug 29 The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR on this day in history.
Aug 30 Alan Wheatley in the year 1991.
Aug 30 Dan O'Brien sets US decathalon record with 8,812 points in the year 1991.
Aug 30 On this day in history france beats US by narrowest Ryder Cup margin - 14« to 13«
Aug 31 On this day in history leigh Watson, US aviation pioneer/air force general, dies at 93
Sep 01 On this day in history mark Robinson, British actor (The Girl), dies at 30
Sep 02 On this day in history alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies