On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1991

Historical Events

  • Gail Devers runs US female record 100m hurdles (12.48 secs)

Music releaseMusic Single

Rock band Nirvana release their single "Smells like Teen Spirit", often dubbed the anthem of Generation X

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senate Committee begins hearings on Clarence Thomas' nomination

108th US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
108th US Supreme Court Justice
Clarence Thomas

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), dies at 83
  • Sarah Sally Lawrence, entertainer, dies at 61
  • Yves Montand [Ivo Livi], Italian-French actor and singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix), dies of a heart attack at 70
1991 Highlights

About September 10, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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