On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Those Were The Days" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 126 performances
  • End of World League of American Football's (WLAF) 1st draft
  • US-led forces begin Operation Desert Sabre, the ground invasion of southern Iraq and Iraqi-occupied Kuwait

Famous Deaths

  • George Gobel, Chicago, comedian (George Gobel Show), dies at 71
  • H├ęctor Rial, Spanish soccer striker (Real Madrid, 5 straight Euro Cup C'ships 1956-60), dies at 62
  • Jean Rogers, actress (Flash Gordon, Hot Cargo), dies at 74
  • Marcella Markham, dies of breast cancer at 68
  • Webb Pierce, American honky-tonk country singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("In The Jailhouse Now"; "Wondering"; "There Stands The Glass"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 64
1991 Highlights

About February 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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