On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Big Love" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • "Shadowlands" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 169 performances
  • Compton Gamma Ray Observatory orbits Earth
  • George Washington Bridge (connecting New York City with Fort Lee, New Jersey, over the Hudson River) raises toll from $3.00 to $4.00

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Jack Nicklaus wins his second of 4 event titles by 1 stroke from Jim Colbert, Jim Dent & Phil Rodgers


Famous Birthdays

  • Anne-Marie [Nicholson], British pop singer-songwriter ("Rockabye"; "Friends"), born in East Tilbury in Essex, England

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Page, American ballet dancer and choreographer (Diaghilev, Pygmalion), dies at 92
1991 Highlights

About April 7, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years
Leap Year: No

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