On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1991

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Musical "Miss Saigon" created by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil opens at Broadway Theater NYC

  • NYC's Museum of Broadcasting becomes "Museum of Radio & Television"
  • Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) lands at Edwards Air Force Base, California
  • UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Rosqui, American stage and screen character actor (The Godfather - "Rocco Lampone"), dies of cancer at 62
  • Walker Cooper, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1942–44, 46–50; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 76
1991 Highlights

About April 11, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries