On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1991

Historical Events

Sports History

Björn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after an 8 year lay off without practising or playing any exhibition matches

  • Outstanding West Indian cricket opening batsman Gordon Greenidge scores 226 in his final Test innings at home in Bridgetown, Barbados; WI win 4th Test v Australia by 343 runs
  • USSR grants republics right to secede under certain conditions

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Thunders [Genzale], American punk rock guitarist (New York Dolls), dies from a combination of leukemia and drug abuse at 38
  • Peter Bailey, Graphic designer/calligrapher, dies
1991 Highlights

About April 23, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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