On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1991

Historical Events

  • Iraqi troops gain control of Al Khafji inside the Saudi Arabian border

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Werkmeister, Australian actor, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Rebecca Lovell, American singer & guitarist (Larkin Poe), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Clifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (b. 1907)

Person of interestJohn Bardeen

John Bardeen, American physicist, electrical engineer and co-inventor of the transistor (Nobel 1956, 1972), dies of heart disease at 82

Physicist and Electrical Engineer John Bardeen
Physicist and Electrical Engineer
John Bardeen
  • John McIntire, American actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian), dies of emphysema at 83
1991 Highlights

About January 30, 1991

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

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius