Historical Events on August 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Silky Stallone, wins the Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway
  • Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
  • Ukraine declares independence from USSR