What Happened on August 7, 1991

Historical Events

World Record

American team of Carl Lewis, Mike Marsh, Leroy Burrell & Dennis Mitchell set 4 x 100m relay world record of 37.67 seconds in Z├╝rich, Switzerland

Historic Event

Courts rules Manuel Noriega, may access some secret US documents

  • Manhattan Cable final day of amnesty to return illegal cable boxes

Famous Deaths

  • Billy James, New Zealand comedian and singer (Billy T. James Show), dies of heart failure at 42
  • Schottzie Schott, Cincinnati Red dog mascot, dies at 9
  • Shapur Bahktiar, Iranian politician, Prime Minister of Iran (1979), assassinated at 77
1991 Highlights

About August 7, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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

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