On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1991

Historical Events

  • 33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10
  • Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname
  • The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia's second largest city, which had been renamed Leningrad in 1924.
  • USSR recognizes the independence of the 3 Baltic republics (Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania)

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Goldham, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922)
  • Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins, American serial killer (claimed to have murdered over 100 people), executed in the electric chair at 58
1991 Highlights

About September 6, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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