On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1991

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones closes above 3,000 for 1st time (3,004.46)
  • Railroad workers go on strike in US

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Yellen, American poet (Sons o' Fun), dies at 97
1991 Highlights

About April 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're In Love - Wilson Phillips
  • UK #1 Song: The One And Only - Chesney Hawkes