What Happened on February 1, 1991

Historical Events

  • Afghanistan and Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die

Historic Publication

American writer John Grisham publishes his second novel "The Firm" (bestselling novel of the year)

  • Australian cricket fast bowler Craig McDermott sets up a 9 wicket, 5th Test win over England with a career best 8-97 in Perth

Event of Interest

South African President F. W. de Klerk says he will repeal all apartheid laws

  • US Air & Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32
1991 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jasmine Tookes, American model (Victoria's Secret), born in Huntington Beach, California
Born in 1991

Famous Deaths

  • Annie van Ommeren-Averink [Hanna Jacoba of Ommeren-Averink], Dutch politician (CPN), dies at 77
  • Carol Dempster, American film actress (Sally of Sawdust, America), dies at 89
  • Jimmy MacDonald, Scottish-American voice actor (Mickey Mouse), dies at 84
  • Phil Watson, Canadian NHL right wing (Stanley Cup 1940 [NYR], 1944 [Montreal Canadiens]) & coach (NY Rangers), dies at 76

About February 1, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Time - Surface
  • UK #1 Song: 3 A.M. Eternal - The KLF Ft. The Children Of The Revolution