On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1991

Historical Events

  • 4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • The first version of the Linux kernel (0.01) is released to the Internet.
  • UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North & South Korea, Marshall Islands & Micronesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan McCoy, American entertainer

Famous Deaths

  • Zino Francescatti, French violinist (NY Phil-1939), dies at 89
1991 Highlights

About September 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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