April 5, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan

US First Lady Nancy Reagan
US First Lady
Nancy Reagan
  • Southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23
  • Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) launched
  • US begins air drops to Kurd refugees in Northern Iraq

Deaths in History

  • John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65
  • Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, USN/astro (STS 33), dies at 43