What Happened on November 1, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Last of Kuwait oil well fires extinguished by well control teams
  • New Dutch Regulations Traffic rules & Traffic signs enforced
  • Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa.

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Papp, US theater producer (Chorus Line, Hair), dies at 70