What Happened on August 18, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
  • Hurricane Bob hits NC with 115 MPH wind
  • Pan American games close in Havana

Famous Deaths

  • Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), dies in a motorcycle accident on his Harley at 47
  • Vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies