On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1991

Historical Events

  • A riot breaks out in the Mt. Pleasant section of Washington, D.C. after Salvadoran man is shot by police

Famous Deaths

  • William De Acutis, American actor (9½ Weeks, Other People's Money), dies from a brain lymphoma at 33
1991 Highlights

About May 5, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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