Today in History for 25th August 1991

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 11 of 11

- "Getting Married" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 70 perfs
- 43rd Emmy Awards: "LA Law", "Cheers", Kirstie Alley & Patricia Wettig win
- 91st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Mitch Voges
- Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds
- 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

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

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

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