March 3, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Iraqi generals & Gen "Stormin' Norman" Schwarzkopf meet to discuss cease fire
  • Latvia & Estonia vote to become independent of the USSR

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Los Angeles police officers severely beat motorist Rodney King, the beating is famously captured on amateur video and later leads to riots when the police officers are acquitted

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • Merlene Ottey runs world record 200m indoor (22.24 sec)
  • Miguel Trovoada installed as president of Sao Tomé e Principal
  • Switzerland votes on lowering voting age from 20 to 18
  • United Airlines 737 crashes near Colorado Springs, kills 25

Deaths in History

  • Clara Eggink, [Ebbele], Dutch poet (Life with J C Bloem), dies at 84