What Happened on September 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • The first version of the Linux kernel (0.01) is released to the Internet.
  • UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North & South Korea, Marshall Islands & Micronesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan McCoy, American entertainer

Famous Deaths

  • Rob Tyner [Robert Derminer], American hard rock musician (MC5), dies of a heart attack at 46
  • Zino Francescatti, French violinist (b. 1902)