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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1991.
The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1991: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1991?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1991 Warsaw Pact officially dissolves
  • 02 Apr 1991 Rotterdam Daily Newspaper begins publishing
  • 03 Apr 1991 12th Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • 04 Apr 1991 H. John Heinz III, American politician (Senator-Republican-Pennsylvania), dies in a plane crash, at age 52 (born 1938). Six others are also killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over Merion, Pennsylvania.
  • 05 Apr 1991 Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan
  • 06 Apr 1991 Former child actor Adam Rich arrested for breaking into a pharmacy
  • 07 Apr 1991 Big Love closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 08 Apr 1991 I Hate Hamlet opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 88 performances
  • 09 Apr 1991 Georgia SSR votes to secede from USSR
  • 10 Apr 1991 Boat rams a tanker in Livorno Italy fog, killing about 138
  • 11 Apr 1991 Miss Saigon, opens at Broadway Theater, New York City
  • 12 Apr 1991 2,500th episode of Entertainment Tonight airs on US TV.
  • 13 Apr 1991 BPAA US Open won by Pete Weber.
  • 14 Apr 1991 Mule Bone closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 67 performances
  • 15 Apr 1991 Secret Garden opens at St. James Theater NYC for 706 performances
  • 17 Apr 1991 Railroad workers go on strike in the US.
  • 18 Apr 1991 John Stockton breaks his own NBA season assist record at 1,136.
  • 19 Apr 1991 Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
  • 20 Apr 1991 Les Miserables, opens at Odense Teater, Odense
  • 21 Apr 1991 Greatest extra-inning comeback, Pittsburgh Pirates score 6 in bottom of 11th erasing 5 run Chicago Cubs lead, Pirates also trailed 7-2 in bottom of 9th.
  • 22 Apr 1991 Earthquake strikes Costa Rica and Panama, kills 95
  • 23 Apr 1991 USSR grants republics right to secede under certain conditions.
  • 24 Apr 1991 26th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins.
  • 25 Apr 1991 Grand Hotel closes at Beck Theater NYC after 1018 performances
  • 26 Apr 1991 Dinosaurs premieres on ABC-TV
  • 27 Apr 1991 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by David Ozio.
  • 28 Apr 1991 Gypsy opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • 29 Apr 1991 Cyclone strikes Bangladesh, 139,000 die / 10 million homeless
  • 30 Apr 1991 In Bangladesh a cyclone killed over 131,000 and left 9 million homeless

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Movies

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Delicatessen

Delicatessen

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech, Jean-Claude Dreyfus

Country: United States of America

Oscar

Oscar

Release year: 1991

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Peter Riegert, Chazz Palminteri

Country: United States of America

Talent for the Game

Talent for the Game

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Lorraine Bracco, John E. Coleman, Jeff Corbett

Books

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Circle Of Friends by Maeve Binchy

Circle Of Friends

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It began with Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, growing up, inseparable, in the village of Knockglen. Benny—the only child, yearning to break free from her adoring parents...Eve—the

The Prize by Daniel Yergin

The Prize

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Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money,

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Life Is Too Short by Mickey Rooney

Life Is Too Short

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He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen

You Just Don'T Understand

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Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is