On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1991

Historical Events

  • Bagogwe Massacre of Tutsi in and around Ruhengeri, Northern Rwanda
  • World's largest oil spill, caused by embattled Iraqi forces in Kuwait

Famous Deaths

  • Northrop Frye, Canadian writer and critic (b. 1912)
1991 Highlights

About January 23, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius