Historical Events In 1991
Friday, 16 April 2021
Jan 13 On this day in history uN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad
Jan 14 In the year 1991 "Barbara DeAngelis Show" premieres on CBS-TV
Jan 14 Jorge Serrano Elías sworn in as President of Guatemala on this day in history.
Jan 14 Sallah Kharaf, [Abu Iyad], co-founder (Al-Fatah), assassinated in the year 1991.
Jan 14 Tyne Daly arrested for drunk driving in Van Nuys CA on this day in history.
Jan 14 Valentin Pavlov become new premier of USSR in the year 1991.
Jan 15 On this day in history australia beat New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
Jan 15 UN's deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait passes - (they don't) on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history operation 'Desert Storm' begins against Iraq, for its invasion of Kuwait
Jan 16 On this day in history operation Desert Storm begins - US & 27 allies attack Iraq for occupying Kuwait (US times)
Jan 16 On this day in history the Persian Gulf War began with the allied bombing of Baghdad. President Bush drew the largest TV audience in history with an address to the nation on the commencement of hostilities against Iraq.
Jan 16 On this day in history the White House announces the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi troops from Kuwait.
Jan 17 In the year 1991 iraq fires 8 SCUD missiles on Israel
Jan 17 Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1991 olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V, king of Norway (1957), dies
Jan 17 Operation Desert Storm begins-US led allies vs Iraq - first US pilot shot down (Jeffrey Zahn) on this day in history.
Jan 17 The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.60, the second highest one-day point-gain ever in the year 1991.
Jan 17 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that Florida dentist David Acer had infected three patients with the AIDS virus in the year 1991.
Jan 18 On this day in history eastern Airlines goes out of business after 62 years
Jan 18 Eastern Airlines stopped flying and said it would liquidate its assets. The announcement followed a two-year effort to escape bankruptcy on this day in history.
Jan 18 Hamilton Fish, congressman (NY), dies at 102 on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
Jan 18 In the year 1991 longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 minutes
Jan 18 In the year 1991 uS acknowledges CIA and US Army paid Noriega $320,000 over his career
Jan 19 48th Golden Globes Dances with Wolves on this day in history.
Jan 19 Don Beddoe, actor (Bullwhip, Loophole, Texas), dies at 87 in the year 1991.
Jan 19 In the year 1991 iraqui Presidential Palace attacked as the Gulf War begins
Jan 19 In the year 1991 jumbo Tsuruta beats Stan Hansen to win All Japan Triple Crown title
Jan 19 On this day in history sergeant Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt
Jan 20 "Black & Blue" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City NY after 829 performances in the year 1991.
Jan 20 In the year 1991 "Les Miserables," opens at Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles
Jan 20 In the year 1991 "Peter Pan" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City NY or 45 performances
Jan 20 "Shogun - The Musical" closes at Marquis Theater New York City NY after 72 performances in the year 1991.
Jan 20 In the year 1991 bill Riordon, US tennis promotor (Jimmy Connors), dies