What Happened on June 16, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • -23] NYC Mayor Dinkins declares "Joseph Doherty Week"

Sport awardGolf Major

91st US Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 282 at Hazeline National GC Minn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boris Yeltsin elected President of Russian SSR

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Colleen Walker wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • Minnesota Twins win a team record 15 games in a row
  • Otis Nixon steals NL record 6 bases in 1 day
  • With 3 runs in 9th, Balt ends Twins 15 game win streak 6-5

Famous Deaths

  • Vicky Brown, US singer (Power of Love), dies