What Happened on January 13, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12th ACE Cable Awards: Weather Channel wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the hurricane "Hugo"
  • 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phil Mickelson wins PGA Northern Telecom Golf Open

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

President Mário Soares of Portugal re-elected

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares
  • Soccer stadium riot in Orkney, South Africa, at least 40 die
  • Soviet troops continue attack on Vilnius, capital of Lithuania; 13 people killed and 140 injured as

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

UN Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar meets with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein