What Happened on August 11, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 400,000 demonstrate for democracy in Madagascar, 31 killed

Sport awardGolf Major

73rd PGA Championship: John Daly shoots a 276 at Crooked Stick Ind

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • Melissa Mcnamara wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
  • Shiite Muslims release US hostage Edward Tracy
  • Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) lands
  • Wilson Alvarez hurls a no-hitter in his 1st big league start

Famous Deaths

  • J. D. McDuffie, American NASCAR driver (b. 1939)
  • Jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89