On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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Rock band Nirvana release their single "Smells like Teen Spirit"

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain
  • Senate Committee begins hearings on Clarence Thomas' nomination
  • Yolanda Gail Devers runs US female record 100m hurdles (12.48 secs)

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