What Happened on January 11, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ben Johnson 1st race after being stripped of his 1988 Olympic Gold medal for steroid use, he finished 2nd
  • Congress empowers Bush to order attack on Iraq
  • Ric Flair wins NWA/WCW wrestling title
  • Soviets storm buildings in Vilnius to block Lithuania independence

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, dies at 85

Nobel Laureat Physicist Carl David Anderson
Nobel Laureat Physicist
Carl David Anderson
  • Jason Christmas, dies of gunshot wound during robbery in NY at 49