February 1, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Afghanistan and Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die

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American writer John Grisham publishes his second novel "The Firm" (bestselling novel of the year)

Writer John Grisham
Writer
John Grisham
  • Craig McDermott takes 8-97 v England at the WACA

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South African President F. W. de Klerk says he will repeal all apartheid laws

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • US Air & Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32

Deaths in History

  • Annie van Ommeren-Averink [Hanna Jacoba of Ommeren-Averink], Dutch politician (CPN), dies