What Happened on January 29, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Piano Lesson" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 320 performances

Historic Event

Nelson Mandela and Mangosuthu Buthelezi meet after 28 years

  • The Battle of Khafji begins, the first major ground engagement of the Gulf War

Famous Birthdays

  • Amberley Snyder, American barrel racer (subject of Netflix film "Walk, Ride. Rodeo), born in California
  • Hugh Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor, Son of the Duke of Westminster, born in Westminster, London

Famous Deaths

  • Yasushi Inoue, Japanese writer (The Bullfight), dies at 83
1991 Highlights

About January 29, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Time - Surface
  • UK #1 Song: 3 A.M. Eternal - The KLF Ft. The Children Of The Revolution