On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1991

Historical Events

  • 8th MTV Video Music Awards: REM wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela chosen as president of African National Congress

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Birthdays

  • Skandar Keynes, English actor, born in London, England

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor John Travolta weds actress Kelly Preston


1991 Highlights

About September 5, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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