Historical Events In 1991
Thursday, 29 October 2020
Aug 15 Marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Aug 16 Pres Bush declares the recession is near an end in the year 1991.
Aug 16 Robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1991 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 Pan Am games closes in Havana in the year 1991.
Aug 18 Vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies in the year 1991.
Aug 19 A coup attempts to remove President Gorbachev from power in the Soviet Union on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1991 coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev
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 in the year 1991.
Aug 21 On this day in history communist coup is crushed in USSR in 2 days
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 in the year 1991.
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 In the year 1991 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1991.
Aug 29 The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR in the year 1991.
Aug 30 In the year 1991 alan Wheatley
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 On this day in history leigh Watson, US aviation pioneer/air force general, dies at 93
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.