On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Secret Garden" opens at St James Theater NYC for 706 performances
  • 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
  • East-Europe Bank forms in London
  • Europe foreign ministers lift most remaining sanctions against S Afr
  • Former child actor Adam Rich charged with burglary

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Magic Johnson sets NBA record for career assistswith 9,898

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $280 per week
  • Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road
  • Ton Sijbrands improves world record blind checker games (15 wins)

Famous Deaths

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