August 11, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 400,000 demonstrate for democracy in Madagascar, 31 killed
  • Shiite Muslims release US hostage Edward Tracy
  • Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) lands
  • Wilson Alvarez hurls a no-hitter in his 1st big league start

Deaths in History

  • Jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89