On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Our Country's Good" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28
  • College World Series: Louisiana State defeats Wichita State 6-3
  • Former NY Jet Mark Gastineau wins 1st pro boxing fight in 12 seconds
  • Victory parade following success in the Gulf War is held in Washington, D.C.
  • Warren Schutte is 1st non American to win NCAA Division 1 golf title

Famous Deaths

  • Bertice Reading, American stage and screen actress and singer (The Jazz Train; Requiem For A Nun; Moon In The Gutter), dies at 57
  • Mary Bacon, jockey, dying of cancer, commits suicide by gun at 43
1991 Highlights

About June 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini