On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


KuwaitKuwaiti Oil Fires

Kuwaiti oil facilities are destroyed by Iraqi forces
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Set alight by retreating Iraqi troops, Kuwaiti oil fires burnt long after the Gulf War finished
Set alight by retreating Iraqi troops, Kuwaiti oil fires burnt long after the Gulf War finished

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat, dies at 85