On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1991

Historical Events

  • Houston QB David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3
  • Richard J Kerr, ends term as deputy director of CIA
  • Rockies bat out of order against Expos in 1st inning
  • Uzbekistan declares independence from the Soviet Union following the failed coup in Moscow
  • William H. Webster ends term as 14th director of CIA

Famous Weddings

  • Musician Jan Berry (Jan & Dean) weds Gertie Filip

Famous Deaths

  • Gerry Davis, British screenwriter (Dr Who), dies at 61
  • Leigh Watson, US aviation pioneer/air force general, dies at 93
1991 Highlights

About August 31, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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