August 25, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Linux was born when Linus Torvalds sent off the email announcing his project to create a new operating system.
  • Norway & Denmark recognize independence of former USSR Baltic republics
  • White-Russia declares its independence

Deaths in History

  • Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Niven Busch, US writer (Duel in the Sun), dies
  • Sergei Ajromeiev, soviet general, commits suicide