What Happened on January 13, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12th ACE Cable Awards: Weather Channel wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the hurricane "Hugo"
  • 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Phil Mickelson wins PGA Northern Telecom Golf Open

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

President Mário Soares of Portugal re-elected

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares
  • Soccer stadium riot in Orkney, South Africa, at least 40 die
  • Soviet troops continue attack on Vilnius, capital of Lithuania; 13 people killed and 140 injured as

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

UN Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar meets with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein