What Happened on August 25th, 1991

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Getting Married" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 70 performances
  • 43rd Emmy Awards: "LA Law", "Cheers", Kirstie Alley & Patricia Wettig win
  • 91st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Mitch Voges

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Cubs Doug Dascenzo commits his 1st career error after 242 games
  • Krizstina Egerszegi swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.62)
  • Linux was born when Linus Torvalds sent off the email announcing his project to create a new operating system.
  • Martha Nause wins LPGA Chicago Sun-Times Shoot-Out Golf Tournament
  • Norway & Denmark recognize independence of former USSR Baltic republics
  • Wanda Panfil wins 3rd female world champion marathon (2:29:53)
  • White-Russia declares its independence

Famous Deaths

  • Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Niven Busch, US writer (Duel in the Sun), dies
  • Sergei Ajromeiev, soviet general, commits suicide