On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1991

Historical Events

  • Dean Jones (76) and Mark Taylor (71) lead Australia to 7 wicket win over New Zealand in cricket's World Series Cup 2nd Final in Melbourne; win series, 2-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elizabeth II signs letters patent that allows Australia to institute its own Victoria Cross, the first Commonwealth realm to do so

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • UN's deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait (they don't)
1991 Highlights

About January 15, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn