On This Day

September 6, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 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)

Deaths in History

  • Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins, American serial killer (claimed to have murdered over 100 people), executed in the electric chair at 58
1991 in History