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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1991: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1991?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1991 Afghanistan / Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die
  • 02 Feb 1991 Aravinda De Silva scores 267 versus New Zealand at Wellington.
  • 03 Feb 1991 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-21.
  • 04 Feb 1991 US postage raises from 25 cents to 29 cents
  • 05 Feb 1991 Joni Mitchell inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame.
  • 06 Feb 1991 Mousey Davis becomes the first coach of the New York-New Jersey Knights.
  • 07 Feb 1991 Haiti's first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is sworn in.
  • 09 Feb 1991 This Is Ponderous by 2nu peaks at #46
  • 10 Feb 1991 Lithuania votes for independence from USSR
  • 12 Feb 1991 North and South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition.
  • 13 Feb 1991 US bombs Iraqi air raid shelter, killing 334
  • 14 Feb 1991 Mule Bone opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 67 performances
  • 15 Feb 1991 Troy State sets NCAA Division II record with 103 points in second half routing DeVry Institute 187-117.
  • 16 Feb 1991 Dutch PPR, Political Party Radicals, disbands.
  • 17 Feb 1991 US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge.
  • 18 Feb 1991 Edmonton Oilers' goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse and shuts out New Jersey Devils 4-0.
  • 20 Feb 1991 Taking Steps opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 78 performances
  • 21 Feb 1991 Lost in Yonkers opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 780 performances
  • 22 Feb 1991 Actor Bill Bixby (57) weds Laura Michael (32).
  • 23 Feb 1991 Military coup in Thailand, Premier Choonhaven arrested
  • 24 Feb 1991 Those Were The Days closes at Edison Theater NYC after 126 performances
  • 25 Feb 1991 US, barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia, hit by scud missile, kills 28
  • 26 Feb 1991 Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capital.
  • 27 Feb 1991 Gulf War ends after Iraqi troops retreated and Kuwait is liberated
  • 28 Feb 1991 Les Miserables opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam

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Music charts

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Movies

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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré

The Secret Pilgrim

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Nothing is as it was. Old enemies embrace. The dark staging grounds of the Cold War—whose shadows barely obscured the endless games of espionage—are flooded with light; the rules are rewritten,

The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow

The Burden Of Proof

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Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that

Heartbeat by Danielle Steel

Heartbeat

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Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …