What Happened on April 21, 1991

Historical Events

  • French underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio discovers the San Diego, Dutch galleon sunk in 1600 off Fortune Island in the Philippines
  • Greatest extra-inning comeback, Pitts scores 6 in bottom of 11th erasing 5 run Cub lead, Pirates also trailed 7-2 in bottom of 9th
  • Jakov Tolstikov wins 4th World Cup marathon (2:09:17)
  • NFL Draft: University of Miami defensive tackle Russell Maryland first pick by Dallas Cowboys

Golf Tournament

PGA Seniors' Championship Men's Golf, PGA National GC: Jack Nicklaus wins his 4th of 8 Champions Tour majors by 6 strokes from Bruce Crampton of Australia

  • Rosa Mota wins 4th World Cup female marathon (2:26:14)

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Chilton, British Formula One and IndyCar racing driver, born in Redhill, England

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Olympic gold winning decathlete Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner) weds Kris Kardashian in Bel Air, Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Bolling, American politician (Rep-D-Missouri 1949-83), dies at 74
  • Willi Boskovsky, Austrian violinist and conductor (Vienna New Year's Concert, 1955-79), dies at 81
1991 Highlights

About April 21, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Baby - Amy Grant
  • UK #1 Song: The One and Only - Chesney Hawkes