On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • 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