What Happened on January 18, 1991

Historical Events

  • Eastern Air Lines goes out of business after 62 years, citing financial problems.
  • Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel

Sports History

Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 mins

Event of Interest

US acknowledges CIA and US Army paid Manuel Noriega $320,000 over his career

  • WLAF's NY Knights become NY-NJ Knights
1991 History

Famous Deaths

  • Hamilton Fish III, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), dies at 102

About January 18, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Will Never Do (Without You) - Janet Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Sadeness Part 1 - Enigma