On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1991

Historical Events

  • M Leander & E Seago's musical "Matador" premieres in London
  • St Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7

Famous Deaths


Person of interestDavid Lean

David Lean, film director (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies of pneumonia at 83

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

1991 Highlights

About April 16, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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