On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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