What Happened on January 3, 1991

Historical Events

  • 8 Iraqi embassy officials are expelled from the UK
  • Israel reopens consulate in USSR after 23 years

Sports History

Wayne Gretzky becomes fastest and youngest player in NHL history to score 700 goals (886 games at age 29 years, 342 days) in LA Kings’ 6-3 win over the NY Islanders at the Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum

1991 History

Famous Deaths

  • Luke Appling, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop, (7 x MLB All Star; AL batting champion 1936, 43; Chicago White Sox), dies of abdominal aortic aneurysm at 83

About January 3, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Justify My Love - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Bring Your Daughter...To The Slaughter - Iron Maiden