March 3, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Iraqi generals & Gen "Stormin' Norman" Schwarzkopf meet to discuss cease fire

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Police severely beat motorist Rodney King, captured on amateur video

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • Latvia & Estonia vote to become independent of the USSR
  • 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