Historical Events In 1991
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 20 Iraq pardes captured Allied airmen on TV in the year 1991.
Jan 20 Seven men identified as allied airmen captured during the Persian Gulf War were put on Iraqi television in Baghdad on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history uS Patriot missiles begins shooting down Iraqi missiles
Jan 21 On this day in history cBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf
Jan 21 Iraq announced that it would use hostages as human shields against allied warplanes on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1991 iraq launched the third and bloodiest Scud missile attack against Israel, injuring 98 people. Three others died of heart attacks.
Jan 22 In the year 1991 the Canadian House of Commons votes 217-47 to endorse UN resolution on military action against Iraq
Jan 23 In the year 1991 "Seinfeld" debuts on NBC-TV
Jan 23 High-denomination banknotes withdrawn in USSR in the year 1991.
Jan 23 World's largest oil spill, caused by embattled Iraqi forces in Kuwait on this day in history.
Jan 24 George Gobel, comedian, dies of a heart attack at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history manuel Noriega is given access to assets frozen by US government
Jan 25 Mark Waugh scores ton in first Test Cricket innings, vs England Adelaide in the year 1991.
Jan 25 Soap opera "Generation's" last episode after a 2½ year run on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1991 stanley Brock, actor (Tin Men), dies of heart attack at 59
Jan 26 On this day in history alfaro Vive guerrilla group of Ecuador gives arms to Catholic church
Jan 26 In the year 1991 jan Stenerud becomes first pure placekicker to make NFL Hall of Fame
Jan 26 Johnny van Doorn, Dutch writer/poet, dies at 46 in the year 1991.
Jan 28 On this day in history "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV
Jan 28 On this day in history 18th American Music Award M C Hammer &Janet Jackson
Jan 28 On this day in history dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66
Jan 28 Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule in the year 1991.
Jan 29 Battle for Khafji in Saudi Arabia (begins) in the year 1991.
Jan 29 On this day in history nelson Mandela &Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi meet in Durban after 28 years
Jan 29 Yasushi Inoue Japanese historian, dies on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, dies
Jan 30 In the year 1991 battle for Khafji in Saudi Arabia (2nd day)
Jan 30 In the year 1991 john McIntire, actor (Virginian, Psycho), dies of emphysema at 83
Jan 30 In the year 1991 the Hudson's Bay Company announces it is selling its fur business due to declining sales
Jan 31 An earthquake measuring 6.6 occurs in the Hindu Kush Region . Estimated 200-400 people killed, many injured and many homes destroyed or damaged in Konar, Nangarhar and Badakhshan Provinces, Afghanistan on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1991 battle for Khafji in Saudi Arabia (ends after 3 days)
Jan 31 Robert Gibson flies record 27,040 feet altitude in the year 1991.
Feb 01 35 people die when a USAir jetliner crashes atop a commuter plane at Los Angeles International Airport in the year 1991.
Feb 01 Afghanistan/Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die in the year 1991.