On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1991

Historical Events

  • 145th Grand National: In Canadian distillery Seagram's final year of race sponsorship, New Zealand-bred chestnut gelding Seagram wins, ridden by Nigel Hawke

Sports History

Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona suspended for 15 months by Italian League for testing positive for cocaine use

  • Former child actor Adam Rich arrested for breaking into a pharmacy
  • NY-NJ Knights 1st home game (Giants Stadium) lose to Frankfurt 27-17
  • Subhana, becomes 1st Australian woman to become a Zen teacher

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Ponsford, Australian cricket batsman (29 Tests @ 48 22, 7 x 100s; 1st-class 13,819 runs @ 65.18; Victoria), dies at 90
1991 Highlights

About April 6, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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