What Happened on September 4, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Most Happy Fella" opens at NY State Theater NYC

Sports record brokenBaseball 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

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
  • Rte 35 Theater in Hazlit, last drive-in in NJ, closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Carter Jenkins, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Dottie West, American country singer (Here Comes my Baby), dies at 58 in a car
  • 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