What Happened on August 7, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Charles Austin breaks US high jump record at 7'10½"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Court rules Manuel Noriega, may access some secret US documents

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • Darrin Lewis hits his 1st major league HR
  • Manhattan Cable final day of amnesty to return illegal cable boxes
  • US sets 400m relay record at 37.67 seconds

Famous Deaths

  • Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies
  • Shapur Bahktiar, PM of Iran (1979), assassinated
  • Shotzie, Cincinnati Red dog mascot, dies at 9