On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian President Boris Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin

KuwaitKuwaiti Oil Fires

The last oil fire in Kuwait set by retreating Iraqi troops is extinguished
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Set alight by retreating Iraqi troops, Kuwaiti oil fires burnt long after the Gulf War finished
Set alight by retreating Iraqi troops, Kuwaiti oil fires burnt long after the Gulf War finished

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestGene Tierney

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

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney