What Happened on August 16, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Belgium census is 10,000,963 inhabitants

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President George H. W. Bush declares recession is near an end

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Famous Birthdays

  • Evanna Lynch, Irish actress
  • Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, Canadian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43
  • Shamu the Whale, dies of respiratory failure at 16
  • Stuart Karl, CEO (Karl Home Video), dies at 38 of skin cancer