On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1991

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Bob hits NC with 115 MPH wind
  • Pan American games close in Havana

Famous Birthdays

  • Liz Cambage, Australian basketball center (WNBA single game record 53), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Hutchenrider, American jazz clarinetist (Casa Loma Orchestra), dies at 83
  • Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), dies in a motorcycle accident on his Harley at 47
  • Vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies
1991 Highlights

About August 18, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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