April 1, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Iran releases British hostage Roger Cooper after 5 years
  • US minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $4.25 per hour
  • US Supreme Court rules jurors cannot be barred from serving due to race
  • Warsaw Pact officially dissolves

Deaths in History

  • Jaime Guzm├ín, Chilean politician (b.1946)
  • Martha Graham, US, choreographer (Appalachian Spring), dies at 96
  • Paulo Muwanga, chief of Uganda (1980), dies
  • Richard Thorpe, director (MGM), dies at 95