What Happened on August 24, 1991

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party

  • Silky Stallone, wins the Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway
  • Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
  • Ukraine declares independence from USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic silver 1912), dies at 99
  • Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Neth/Indon writer (Camp Diary), dies at 86
  • Bernard Castro, patented convertible couch, dies at 87
  • Mike Sokoll, cowboy actor, dies at 97
1991 Highlights

About August 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • UK #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams