What Happened on January 22, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Gulf War. Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.
  • Kuwaiti oil facilities are destroyed by Iraqi forces

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (b. 1905)