What Happened on January 29, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Piano Lesson" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • Gulf War: The Battle of Kahfji begins (first major ground engagement of the war)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela and Mangosuthu Buthelezi meet after 28 years

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor, Son of the Duke of Westminster

Famous Deaths

  • Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, dies