On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1991

Historical Events

  • Creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan

Music releaseAlbum Release

Heavy metal band Metallica release their 5th album "Metallica", debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart

Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
  • Last day in Test Cricket for Viv Richards, Dujon & Marshall

Famous Deaths

  • Irene Campbell, British actress/dancer (Wicker Man, St Justice), dies
  • William Gordon, screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies
1991 Highlights

About August 12, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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