On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin NYC for 32 performances
  • Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovitsj returns to St Petersburg
  • Keck II, biggest telescope in use at Mauna Kea Hawaii
  • Maximus 2.0 BBS released
  • Robert M Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA

Historic Event

Russian President Boris Yeltsin outlaws the Communist Party

Kuwaiti Oil Fires

The last oil fire in Kuwait set by retreating Iraqi troops is extinguished


Famous Deaths

  • Andre Vandernoot, Flemish fluitist, conductor, dies at 64

Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Leave Her to Heaven, The Razor's Edge), dies of emphysema at 70


1991 Highlights

About November 6, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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