What Happened on January 4, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • AT&T workers in Newark accidentally snap a cable
  • Fu Mingxia, 12, of China wins World Swimming Championships gold medal
  • Iraq agrees to send Aziz to Geneva to meet Baker on Jan 9th
  • Jan Krzystof Bielecki becomes premier of Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Olivia Tennet, New Zealand actress

Famous Deaths

  • Berry Kroeger, actor (Demon Seed), dies of kidney failure at 78
  • Harry Krimer, French actor ( Napoleon, Les vagabonds magnifiques, La course du flambeau), committed suicide at 94
  • Leo N Wright, US saxophonist (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), dies at 57