On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1991

Historical Events

  • "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV

Music Awards

18th American Music Awards: M.C. Hammer & Janet Jackson

  • David Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide
  • Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule

Famous Deaths

  • Dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66

Red Grange

Harold "Red" Grange, football's galloping ghost, dies of Parkinson's disease at 87

NFL Legend Red Grange
NFL Legend
Red Grange

1991 Highlights

About January 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius