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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Argentine soocer star Diego Maradona suspended for 15 month by Italian League for testing positive for cocaine use

Football Legend Diego Maradona
Football Legend
Diego Maradona
  • 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? 29 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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