What Happened in 1991 (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 1,090

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 2 Donald Trump proposes to Marla Maples and gives her a 7.5 carat diamond ring

Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Jul 3 Gateway Board of Trustees approve a 20-year lease with Cleve Indians
  • Jul 4 24th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Jul 5 Colorado Rockies & Florida Marlins given final approval by owners
  • Jul 5 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • Jul 5 Lillian Cucuzza wins name Florida baseball team contest (Marlins)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 6 98th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats G Sabatini (6-4 3-6 8-6)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 7 105th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Michael Stich beats Boris Becker (6-4 7-6 6-4)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Jul 7 Alice Miller wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 7 Nolan Ryan possible 8th no-hitter ends in the 8th inning

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Jul 8 Pitts Pirate Pres Carl Barger becomes 1st President of Fla Marlins
  • Jul 8 Major league umpire Steve Palermo & former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann were shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed
  • Jul 9 "A Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Jul 9 62nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at SkyDome, Toronto

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 9 All star MVP: Cal Ripken Jr (Balt Orioles)

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Jul 9 South Africa readmitted to Olympics

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jul 10 Boris Yeltsin sworn in as 1st elected President of the Russian Federation

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Jul 10 L'Express Airlines Beechcraft C-99 crashes in Alabama, killing 13
  • Jul 10 Foreign Minister R.F. Botha of South Africa signs accession to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty on behalf of South Africa
  • Jul 11 Calumet Farm, home to 8 Kentucky Derby winners, files bankruptcy
  • Jul 11 Total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii
  • Jul 11 Nigeria Airways DC-8 crashes at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, killing all 261 passengers and crew on board
  • Jul 13 Bob Milacki & 3 other Balt Oriole pitchers no-hit A's 2-0

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 14 46th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Meg Mallon

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • Jul 14 Failed military coup in Mali
  • Jul 15 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
  • Jul 15 US troops leave northern Iraq
  • Jul 15 Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle is 1st woman to officiate a men's pro basketball (USBL) game, game between New Haven Skyhawks & Philadelphia Spirit
  • Jul 18 Florida Marlins' logo unveiled

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jul 18 Mike Tyson meets Miss Black America contestants

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Jul 19 Cal Ripken plays in his 1,500th consecutive game
  • Jul 19 Mike Tyson rapes a Miss Black America contestant (Desiree Washington)
  • Jul 19 With NY Yankee victory, 10 of 14 AL teams are at .500 or better
  • Jul 20 Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
  • Jul 21 120th British Golf Open: Ian Baker-Finch shoots 272 at Royal Birkdale
  • Jul 21 Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Jul 21 Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America
  • Jul 21 Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, & Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 22 Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to killing 17 men in 1978

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Jul 23 James Farentino of "Dynasty" arrested in Canada for cocaine possession
  • Jul 23 Rob Dibble back from 3-game suspension, is ejected for throwing at & hitting Cubs baserunner Doug Dascenzo Cubs win, 8-5
  • Jul 24 Ottawa Rough Riders Board of Directors resign
  • Jul 24 U of Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of solar system
  • Jul 25 Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (KLSX FM-97.1 Los Angeles)
  • Jul 25 Seattle Jay Buhner hits a 479' HR in Yankee Stadium
  • Jul 25 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long treated for an apparent suicide attempt after he learned he tested positive for steroid use
  • Jul 26 CFL assumes ownership of Ottawa Rough Riders
  • Jul 26 Expo's Mark Gardner no hits Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th
  • Jul 26 Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) is arrested in Florida, for exposing himself at an adult movie theater
  • Jul 27 TV Guide publishes its 2000th edition
  • Jul 28 "Gypsy" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 105 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 28 12th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus

  • Jul 28 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
  • Jul 28 Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 28 Dennis Martínez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Jul 28 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Bay State Golf Classic
  • Jul 28 78th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 29 1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium (Mets beat Cubs 6-0)
  • Jul 29 Yankee Stadium fans throw cups & blowup dolls at Jose Canseco
  • Jul 30 MTV announces it will split into 3 channels in 1993
  • Jul 30 Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)
  • Jul 31 Russia & US sign long range nuclear weapons reduction pact
  • Jul 31 Senate votes to allow women to fly combat aircraft
  • Jul 31 The Medininkai Massacre in Lithuania. Soviet OMON attacks Lithuanian customs post in Medininkai, killing 7 officers and severely wounding one other.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 1 Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 1 Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires

Football Legend Diego Maradona
Football Legend
Diego Maradona

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 2 Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges

Musician Rick James
Rick James
  • Aug 2 Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA
  • Aug 2 Mike Jeffcoat is 1st AL pitcher to get an RBI since 1972
  • Aug 2 Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched
  • Aug 2 Pan Am games open in Havana
  • Aug 3 Giant Victory, driven by Jack Moiseyev, wins Hambletonian
  • Aug 4 1st time Seattle Mariners are 9 games over .500
  • Aug 4 Deb Richard wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
  • Aug 4 The Greek cruise ship Oceanos sinks off the Wild Coast of South Africa.
  • Aug 5 Sergei Bubka of USSR sets pole vault world record (6.10m) in Malmö Sweden
  • Aug 6 Debbie Doom (US) pitches 2nd consecutive perfect game in women's softball at the Pan American Games, beats Nicaragua, 8-0

CommunicationHistoric Communication

Aug 6 Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.

Computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee
Computer scientist
Tim Berners-Lee
  • Aug 7 Charles Austin breaks US high jump record at 7'10½"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 7 Court rules Manuel Noriega, may access some secret US documents

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • Aug 7 Darrin Lewis hits his 1st major league HR
  • Aug 7 Manhattan Cable final day of amnesty to return illegal cable boxes
  • Aug 7 US sets 400m relay record at 37.67 seconds
  • Aug 8 Billy Preston charged with exhibiting pornography to a minor
  • Aug 8 Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge
  • Aug 8 Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving
  • Aug 8 Shi'ite Muslims release British hostage John McCarthy
  • Aug 8 With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
  • Aug 8 The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses.
  • Aug 10 "A Little Night Music" closes at New York State NYC after 7 performances
  • Aug 10 NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53
  • Aug 11 400,000 demonstrate for democracy in Madagascar, 31 killed

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 11 73rd PGA Championship: John Daly shoots a 276 at Crooked Stick Ind

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • Aug 11 Melissa Mcnamara wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
  • Aug 11 Shite Muslims release US hostage Edward Tracy
  • Aug 11 Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) lands
  • Aug 11 Wilson Alvarez hurls a no-hitter in his 1st big league start
  • Aug 12 Creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan
  • Aug 12 Last day in Test Cricket for Viv Richards, Dujon & Marshall
  • Aug 13 Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 614 of 614

  • Dec 23 Rosa Jackson Lumpkin, among the oldest people in the world, dies at 115
  • Dec 24 Walter Hudson, 1,025 lb man, dies at 46
  • Dec 25 Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90
  • Dec 25 Mahmood Hussain, cricketer (27 Tests for Pakistan, 68 wickets), dies
  • Dec 25 Orane Demazis, French actress (Marius, Fanny et Caesar), dies at 87
  • Dec 25 Sal Provenza, entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45
  • Dec 26 Dehl Berti, actor (John Taylor-Guns of Paradise), dies at 70
  • Dec 26 Sam Cresson, dies at 73
  • Dec 27 Edward M Love, choreographer/dancer, dies of AIDS at 43
  • Dec 27 John Morgan Evans, actor, dies after lengthy illness at 49
  • Dec 27 W Hudson, US "strongest man to the world" (540 kg), dies
  • Dec 28 Cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39
  • Dec 28 Jacques Aubuchon, actor (Hoax, Thunder Road), dies of heart failure
  • Dec 29 Julia McCarthy, dies of cancer at 64