January 18, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Eastern Air Lines goes out of business after 62 years, citing financial problems.
  • Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US acknowledges CIA and US Army paid Manuel Noriega $320,000 over his career

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega

Deaths in History

  • Hamilton Fish, congressman (NY), dies at 102