On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1991

Historical Events

  • 95th Boston Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya wins his 2nd men's title in 2:11:06; Wanda Panfil of Poland woman's champion in 2:24:18
  • Dutch checker Ton Sijbrands improves world record blind checker games (15 wins)
  • East-Europe Bank forms in London
  • Europe foreign ministers lift most remaining sanctions against South Africa
  • Former child actor Adam Rich (Eight Is Enough) charged with burglary

NBA Record

Magic Johnson sets NBA record for career assists with 9,898

  • New York State raises maximum unemployment benefits to $280 per week
  • Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road

Famous Deaths

  • Marjorie Warfield, American actress, dies at 88
  • Martin Ashe, American actor, dies at 81
1991 Highlights

About April 15, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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