What Happened on September 4, 1991

Historical Events

Baseball Record

MLB Statistical Accuracy Committee votes to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris' 1961 home run record of 61 (passing Babe Ruth's 60) & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings

The Most Happy Fella

Revival of Frank Loesser's 1956 musical "The Most Happy Fella" opens at NY State Theater, NYC, for a limited run by the New York City Opera

  • Rte 35 Theater in Hazlit, last drive-in in NJ, closes
1991 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carter Jenkins, American actor, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Dwayne Verheyden, Dutch conjunto and Tejano accordionist (TexMeXplosion), born in Montfort, Netherlands
Born in 1991

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Dottie West [Dorothy Marsh], American country singer ("Here Comes My Baby"), dies from internal injuries sustained in a car crash at 58
  • Henri de Lubac, French Jesuit cardinal and theologist ("new theologyā€¯ movement that influenced Second Vatican Council), dies at 95
  • Margaret Ramsay, vocalist, dies
  • Tom Tryon, American actor (The Cardinal, All That Glitters, The Longest Day) and novelist (The Other), dies of stomach cancer at 65

About September 4, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • UK #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams