On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1991

Historical Events

  • 12th ACE Cable Awards: Weather Channel wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the hurricane "Hugo"
  • Football fans of the Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates clash in Orkney, South Africa leading to a riot and 42 deaths in the Oppenheimer Stadium disaster

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

President Mário Soares of Portugal re-elected

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares
  • 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 and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein

1991 Highlights

About January 13, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn