On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre St Denis, Montreal

Famous Deaths

  • George Gobel, comedian, dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Harold "Shot" Jackson, American country dobro player, and pedal steel guitarist (Roy Acuff), and guitar designer and builder (Sho-Bud), dies after his second stroke at 70
  • Jack Schaefer, American author (Shane), dies at 83
  • John M. Kelly, Irish politician and academic (b. 1931)
  • Lawrence Lott, American actor (Real Men, Philadelphia Experiment), dies of AIDS at 40
1991 Highlights

About January 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius