What Happened on January 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Harald V becomes King of Norway on the death of his father, Olav V.
  • Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel
  • Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Operation Desert Storm begins against Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein

Famous Deaths

  • Olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V, king of Norway (1957), dies