On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1991

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela and Mangosuthu Buthelezi meet after 28 years

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • The Battle of Khafji begins, the first major ground engagement of the Gulf War

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor, Son of the Duke of Westminster, born in Westminster, London

Famous Deaths

  • Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, dies
1991 Highlights

About January 29, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius