On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1991

Historical Events

  • Ethiopia's Marxist president (Mengistu Haile Mariam) resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Kayla Itsines, Australian fitness entrepreneur (Bikini Body Guides), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Sarah Ramos, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Van Joutte, Prime Minister of Belgium (1952-54), dies

MurderRajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minister (1984-89), assassinated at 46 by a suicide bomber from the LTTE

Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
Indian Prime Minister
Rajiv Gandhi

1991 Highlights

About May 21, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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