On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1991

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Bob Knight, Larry O'Brien, Tiny Archibald, Dave Cowens, Harry Gallatin & Larry Fleisher elected to NBA Hall of Fame

  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide sworn in as Haiti's 1st elected president
  • The IRA launches a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street during a cabinet meeting.

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel Sibner, American actress
  • Spencer Elden, baby and model on grunge rock band Nirvana's "Nevermind" album cover (1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Amos Yarkoni, legendary Israeli soldier (b. 1920)
  • Dick Winslow, American actor (Tom Sawyer, Mutiny on the Bounty), dies at 75
  • Gladys LaVerne, dies of heart problems at 87
  • Jean-Paul Mousseau, Quebec painter, member of Les Automatistes (b. 1927)
  • John Steinbeck IV, American author and journalist
1991 Highlights

About February 7, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius