What Happened on August 25, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Getting Married" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 70 performances
  • 43rd Emmy Awards: "LA Law", "Cheers", Kirstie Alley & Patricia Wettig win
  • 91st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Mitch Voges

Sports History

Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds

  • Cubs Doug Dascenzo commits his 1st career error after 242 games
  • Krizstina Egerszegi swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.62)

Historic Invention

Linux is born when Linus Torvalds sends off an email announcing his project to create a new computer operating system

  • Norway & Denmark recognize independence of former USSR Baltic republics
  • Wanda Panfil wins 3rd female world champion marathon (2:29:53)
  • White-Russia declares its independence

Famous Deaths

  • Don Nute, American actor, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Niven Busch, American screenwriter (Duel in the Sun), dies at 88
  • Sergei Ajromeiev, soviet general, commits suicide
1991 Highlights

About August 25, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 14 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