On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1991

Historical Events

  • Baker & Aziz meet in Geneva; talks fail to defuse gulf crisis

Hall of Fame

Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame for betting on baseball

Sports History

Chicago's Michael Jordan scores a game-high 40 points to lead the Bulls to a 107-99 win over Philadelphia at the Spectrum; reaches the 15,000 point mark of his career

  • Dean Smith of NC is 6th to win 700 career coaching basketball games

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Baay, Dutch actor (Tomorrow It Will Be Better, Klatergoud, Surprise Raid), dies at 86
1991 Highlights

About January 9, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn