What Happened on February 1, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Afghanistan/Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die
  • Craig McDermott takes 8-97 v England at the WACA
  • President F W de Klerk, says he would repeal all apartheid laws
  • US Air & Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32

Famous Deaths

  • Carol Dempster, actress (Sally of Sawdust, America), dies at 89
  • H J van Ommeren-Averink, Dutch MP (CPN), dies
  • James G MacDonald, cartoon voice (Mickey Mouse), dies at 84
  • Phil Watson, NHL coach (NY Rangers), dies