September 1991 calendar

September 1991

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1991?


  • 01 Sep 1991 Hiromi Taniguchi wins 3rd world championship marathon
  • 02 Sep 1991 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • 03 Sep 1991 Dottie West, American country music singer, dies at age 58 in a car crash (born 1932).
  • 04 Sep 1991 Most Happy Fella opens at New York State Theater, New York City
  • 05 Sep 1991 8th MTV Awards: REM
  • 06 Sep 1991 33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10
  • 07 Sep 1991 105th US Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova
  • 08 Sep 1991 111th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Jim Courier
  • 09 Sep 1991 Mike Tyson indicted for rape of Desiree Washington
  • 10 Sep 1991 Yolanda Gail Devers runs US female record 100m hurdles
  • 11 Sep 1991 La Toya: Growing Up in The Jackson Family goes on sale
  • 12 Sep 1991 Space shuttle STS 48 (Discovery 14) launched
  • 13 Sep 1991 Joe Carter is 1st to have 3 consecutive 100-RBI seasons with 3 differ teams
  • 14 Sep 1991 386 yards and scored 7 touchdowns as the Aztecs beat Pacific 55-34
  • 15 Sep 1991 Party Machine with Nia Peeples final show
  • 16 Sep 1991 Norm Charlton suspended for 7 days for intentionally hitting Steve Scioscia with a pitch
  • 17 Sep 1991 UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North and South Korea, Marshall Islands and Micronesia
  • 18 Sep 1991 John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians
  • 19 Sep 1991 Precious Bunny wins the 46th Little Brown Jug
  • 20 Sep 1991 (to September 21) In Sandy, Utah several patients are held hostage and a nurse is killed in the Alta View Hospital hostage incident.
  • 21 Sep 1991 Armenia votes on whether to remain in Soviet Union
  • 22 Sep 1991 ABN and AMRO Dutch banks merge
  • 23 Sep 1991 New York Islanders' Mike Bossy and Denis Potvin inducted into NHL Hall of Fame.
  • 24 Sep 1991 Deion Sanders, left Braves July 31 to report to NFL Falcons, returns
  • 25 Sep 1991 The Paramount at Madison Square Garden in New York City opens.
  • 26 Sep 1991 Two-year experimental Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona begins.
  • 27 Sep 1991 Princesses premieres on CBS TV
  • 28 Sep 1991 Commish, debuts on ABC-TV
  • 29 Sep 1991 My Own Private Idaho premieres
  • 30 Sep 1991 Rev Jean Betrand Aristide ousted as President of Haiti
  • 06 Sep 1991 The Russian parliament approves the name change of Leningrad back to Saint Petersburg. The change is effective October 1.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 1991?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
  2. - The Promise Of A New Day
  3. - I Adore Mi Amoryoutube
  4. - Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave)
  5. - Good Vibrations

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
  2. - I'm Too Sexyyoutube
  3. - More Than Words
  4. - Let's Talk About Sex
  5. - Move Any Mountain


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1991?

Paradise by Judith McNaught



Matthew Farrell, a corporate raider and ruthless criminal, was set to take over the legendary department store empire of Chicago's renowned Bancroft families.

The Duchess by Jude Deveraux

The Duchess


Jude Deveraux captures the excitement of a Highlands bride's Highlands wedding. A royal title is at stake, and love wins the day.

Sky Masters by Dale Brown

Sky Masters


Publication Date: 1971 Lieutenant Colonel Patrick McLanahan accepts the opportunity to fly a B-2 bomber in training sorties for strategic warfare.

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home


America's favorite housewife offers a humorous look at family vacations. She describes her adventures in Istanbul, Galapagos Islands and other locations.

Anne Sexton by Diane Wood Middlebrook

Anne Sexton


Anne Sexton was 45 years old at the time of her suicide, October 1974.