The year 1991 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1991 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1991 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
16 MayQueen Elizabeth became the first British empress to address the Second US Congress.
18 MayHelen Sherman, Britain's first astronaut, flew to space. 27-year-old Helen departed from Kazakhstan in a Soviet space called Soyuz.
25 MayIsrael expelled about 14,000 Jews from Ethiopia.
12 JuneBoris Yeltsin became the then President of the Russian Republic.
15 JuneThe Congress won the tenth Lok Sabha election.
19 JuneHungary was liberated by the Soviet Union from its occupation.
20 JuneParliament approved the proposal to re-create the capital of unified Germany.
23 JuneThe African country of Moldova declared independence.
29 JuneAfter the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the Organization of Cooperation of Eastern Countries 'Kamcon' was dissolved.
01 JulyThe Warsaw Pact was dissolved. The main objective of the Warsaw Pact was to combat the countries involved in NATO in Europe.
09 JulySouth Africa was allowed to participate in the Olympic Games again.
31 JulyUS President George HW Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
02 SeptemberThe United States formally recognized the independence of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
05 SeptemberThe first black ex-president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, was elected president of the African National Congress.
06 SeptemberRussia's second largest city, located in Eastern Europe and North Asia, got its old name back to St. Petersburg.
08 SeptemberThe Republic of Macedonia became independent.
09 SeptemberTajikistan gained independence from the Soviet Union.
15 SeptemberMacedonia, located in the south eastern region of Europe, declared its independence from Yugoslavia.
21 SeptemberArmenia gained independence from the Soviet Union.
27 OctoberThe High Council of Turkmenistan approved the independence of this country from the Soviet Union.
08 AugustThe United Nations Security Council approved the membership of North and South Korea.
15 DecemberRenowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray was awarded the Special Oscar for his achievements in cinema.
02 JanuaryThiruvananthapuram Airport in Kerala was recognized as an international airport.
17 JanuaryThe Gulf War started as soon as the forces of America, Britain, France attacked Iraq.
01 FebruaryThe earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed around 1200 people.
10 FebruaryMike Tyson, the most successful boxing player in the world, was convicted of rape and sentenced to 6 years.
13 FebruaryThe US bombed Iraq, killing 334 people.
28 FebruaryThe 40-day war in the Persian Gulf declared a ceasefire by the then US President George Bush Sr.
02 MarchA car bomb blast in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo killed 19 people, including the country's Deputy Minister of Defense Ranjan Vijayaratne.
06 MarchPrime Minister Chandrasekhar Rao resigned from his post.
20 MarchBegum Khalida Zia elected President of Bangladesh.
05 AprilThe spacecraft STS 37 Atlantis 8) was launched.
12 AprilThe Gulf War formally ended.
29 AprilA cyclone in Chittagong, Bangladesh killed one lakh 38 thousand people and left one million people homeless.
27 FebruaryPresident Bush declared victory over Iraq and ordered a cease-fire.
15 MarchThe United States and Albania resumed diplomatic relations for the first time since 1939.
22 AprilThe Social Democratic Party of Albania was founded.
24 MayOperation Solomon commissioned by Israeli Prime Minister Itzhac Shamir.
13 JuneThe us A viewer died of lightning in the open.
16 JulyUkraine celebrated its first independence day.
07 AugustFormer Prime Minister of Iran Shapore Bakhtiar was assassinated.
24 SeptemberLebanese hijackers released Jackie Mann after more than two years of imprisonment.
14 OctoberBangla opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
05 NovemberAppointed the United States Senate Robert Gates as director of the Central Intelligence Department.
19 DecemberBob Hawke was sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia by Paul Keating.
04 JanuaryJan Krzystof Bielicki became the premier of Poland.
05 JanuaryThe United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu was evacuated by helicopter airlift days after violence enveloped Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War.
05 JanuaryBrian Lara of West Indies completed 277 vs. Australia at cricket SCG.
08 JanuaryA local farmer reported a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence,France, claimed to be 'perhaps the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time'.
09 JanuaryRepresentatives from the United States and Iraq met at the Geneva Peace Conference to try to find a peaceful resolution to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
12 JanuaryGulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress authorizes the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait.
14 JanuaryJorge Serrano Elias sworn in as President of Guatemala.
14 JanuaryUSSR decides to launch its new Premier named Valentine Pavlov.
15 JanuaryElizabeth II, as Queen of Australia, signed letters patent allowing Australia to become the first Commonwealth realm to institute its own separate Victoria Cross award in its own honours system.
16 JanuaryUS and its 27 allied countries have attacked for occupying Kuwait.
17 JanuaryHarald V, the current King of Norway, succeeded to the throne upon the death of his father Olav V.
26 JanuaryFactions led by warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid and his rebel group, the United Somali Congress, ousted President of Somalia Siad Barre from office.
28 JanuaryThe 18th American music award announced HC Hammer and Janet Jackson lacked the award.
29 JanuaryGulf War: The Battle of Khafji, the first major ground engagement of the war, as well as its deadliest, began.
31 JanuaryThe shortest NBA player Nugget's Michael Adams got triple double.
04 FebruaryA new world record was made by Martin Crowe and Andrew Jones who made 467 STAND AGAINST Sri Lanka.
13 FebruaryGulf War: The United States Air Force dropped two laser-guided 'smart bombs' on an air-raid shelter in Baghdad, Iraq, which was believed to be a military command site, killing at least 408 civilians.
14 FebruaryUpon the death of Carrie C. White, French woman Jeanne Calment became the world's oldest living person, and she went on to have the longest confirmed human life span in history, dying in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days.
15 FebruaryTroy State Seta NCAA Div II recorded with 103 points in 2nd half routing DeVry Institute in about 187-117 points.
18 FebruaryEdmonton oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NFL. He was suspended for a long session for substance abuse. On February 18, 1991 he shuts the New Jersey Devils by 4-0.
21 FebruaryUS called the plan unacceptable when U.S.S.R Announces that Iraq agrees to proposal to end Persian Gulf War.
26 FebruaryBritish computer programmer Tim Berners-Lee introduced WorldWideWeb, the world's first web browser and WYSIWYG HTML editor.
03 MarchMotorist Rodney King was beaten by Los Angeles policemen, causing public outrage that increased tensions between the African American community and the police department over the issues of police brutality and social inequalities in the area.
04 MarchIraq released 6 U.S., 3 British and 1 Italian POW.
08 MarchThe United States of America has made a nuclear test at ‘Nevada Test Site’
09 March5th American Comedy Awards has been announced. Dennis Wolfberg has been adjudged as the best comedian.
11 MarchAmateur wrestler, John Smith, won the wrestling championship and was honoured with ‘James E Sullivan Award’.
14 MarchThe 'Birmingham Six', wrongly convicted of the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings in England, were released after sixteen years in prison.
17 MarchNearly 70% of voters in nine Soviet republics agreed that the Soviet Union should be preserved in the Soviet Union referendum.
21 MarchTwo anti-submarine aircraft of the US Navy collided at sea. Twenty-seven people died in the accident.
23 MarchThe Sierra Leone Civil War began when the revolutionary UnitedFront invaded Sierra Leone in an attempt by Joseph Said Momoa, with the support of special forces from Charles Taylor's National Democratic Front of Liberia.
07 April'Shadow Lands' was locked in the theater son of family members in New York City. It lasted houseful for about 5 months.
07 AprilBob Knight, Larry O 'Bryan, Tiny Archball, Dave Consense, Harry Galatin and Larry Flasher were selected for the NBA Hall of Fame.
08 AprilI Hate Halmet was released in Walter Cairn Theater in New York City. It lasted houseful for 88 days.
08 AprilBill Shomekar was paralyzed in a terrible car accident. He was injured.
15 AprilThe Secret Garden for 706 demonstrations opens in St. James Theater New York City.
15 April20th Boston Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil of Poland in 2:24:18
21 AprilThe 4th marathon was achieved by the World Cup Jones Tostier.
21 AprilThe biggest additional innings return, the pits with 6 points on the 11th floor 5 runs Cube lead, Pirates also behind 7-2 below 9th place.
23 AprilByrne Borg defeated Jordy Erece 6-2, 6-3 after an interval of 8 years.
27 AprilThe Firestone was won by the World Bowling Tournament of Champions David Ozian.
29 AprilCroatia declared independence.
29 AprilCyclone attack in Bangladesh, 139,000 people killed / 10 lakh homeless
03 MayThe Canadian player of the National Hockey League, Came Blue, was injured during the game 3 in the 1991 Prince of Wales Conference final, which was done on 3 May by Ulf Samuelson. After another injury, he developed OS myositis Oscitons 'in the injured area' which left him for only 162 games for the remaining of his NHL career and forced him to retire at the age of 31 only.
05 MayRiots erupted in Washington, DC, a miscreant policeman shot a man from Salvador in the chest.
06 MayTime magazine has published an article called 'The Thriving Cult of Grad and Power', which is very important for the scientific organization, the major factors of the legal conflict, which ended when the recognition of the Church of Scientology joint The case was rejected in the Rit 2001 for the Certificate of the Supreme Court of the nation.
15 MayOn 14 May 1991, Edith Cresson was appointed as the Prime Minister of France. She was the first and only woman to become the PM of France, although she had to step down within a year.
16 MayElizabeth of the United Kingdom became the first monarchy to address the joint session of the US Congress on 17 May 1991.
18 MaySomaliland declared itself an independent state from 18 May 1991, which is not recognized by any other country or organization internationally.
18 MayThe Somali National War declared the independence of Somalia, a real kingdom recognized as the autonomous region of Somalia, after the fall of the Central Government during the Somali State Civil War.
19 MayDespite a boycott by the local Serb population, voters in Croatia passed a referendum supporting independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
24 MayIsrael defense forces started Operation Solomon, which was a cover to bring the Jews of Ethiopia to Israel.
26 MayLoda Air Flight 004 experienced the deployment of an engine without a engine and separated in mid-hwa, killing all 223 people.
10 JuneEleven -year -old Jessie Lee Dagard was abducted in Taho, South California; She remained a prisoner till 2009.
15 JuneThe explosion of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines stored the amount of particles in the atmosphere, which is enough to reduce the global temperature by about 0.5 ° C (0.9 ° F).
17 JuneThe Parliament of South Africa canceled the Population Registration Act, which requires that every resident of South Africa be classified and registered by caste as part of the system of apartheid.
19 JuneSoviet's possession of Hungary ended. It was captured by the Soviet Union during World War II and the occupation lasted for 45 years. In the rise of the revolutions of 1989, Sovit soldiers began leaving Hungary and the final group of Soviet soldiers left Hungary on 19 June 1991.
19 JuneAfter the end of the Soviet Union, the last Red Army soldiers left Hungary.
23 JuneVideo game Sonic The Hedgehog was first released, in which Sega Genesis 16-bit Console was converted into large-scale popularity.
23 JuneThe first installment of the SEZ the Hedgehog Video Game Series was first released, converting Sega into a leading game company.
25 JuneCroatia and Slovenia declared their freedom from Yugoslavia. The socialist federal republic of Yugoslavia was the state of Yugoslav, which existed from its foundation after World War II. It was a socialist state and a union made of six socialist republics: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herjegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia.
27 JuneSlovenia has attacked on the beginning of a ten-day war by Yugoslav soldiers, tanks and aircraft, after declaring independence two days ago. The battle took place between Slovenia regional defense and Yugoslav People's Army (JNA), after Slovenia declares its independence. This went on when the Brajuni agreement was signed.
01 JulyThe Warsaw Treaty officially ended at a meeting in Prague. The Warsaw Treaty was a joint defense treaty of eight communist states of Eastern and Central Europe during the Cold War. The Warsaw Treaty was a military complementary for the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (COMECON), the regional economic organization of the Communist states of Central and Eastern Europe.
10 JulyThe South African cricket team was read at the ICC. The team was suspended due to the government's apartheid policy. Colorful players were sent out of the team and only the whites were allowed to play.
11 JulyMiddle flight caught fire and crashed immediately after the takeoff from King Abdulazes International Arabport, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria Airways Flight 2120, killing all 261 passengers.
15 JulyThe first female Sandi is the first woman to carry out the men's Pro Basketball (USBL) game. The game will be played between New Heaven Skyvox and Philadelphia Spirit.
22 JulyAmerican serial killer Jeffrey Dameer was arrested in Wilvayuki, Wisconsin, police discovered human remains in his box.
31 JulyThe troops of the Soviet Special Purpose Police Unit killed the seventh linear customs officers in Medininki in the most serious attack of the campaign against the Lithuanian border posts.
31 JulyThe Soviet Union and the United States signed the bilateralstart I Treaty (signed on the picture), which was the largest and most complex weapon treaty in history, which eventually brought 80% of all strategic nuclear weapons to exist.
04 AugustAn explosion on the Greek cruise ship MTS Oceanos broke its fathom and moved away from the east coast of South Africa, but all survived the 571 ship.
06 AugustBritish computer programmer Tim Burner-Li posted his ideas for a system of interlink, hypertext documentable through the Internet for the first time, called the 'World Wide Web '.
11 AugustThe 911 emergency number, which brings police and paramedics to the side of the sick or injured person, is being led in the fumigation. Other northwestern cities will also participate to test the new system and the number is very easy to remember.
27 AugustDisintegration of the Soviet Union-Moldova declared its dependence after the failure of the Soviet coup's effort.
29 AugustItalian trader Liber Grassi was killed by Sicilianmafia after publicly taken against his forced recovery demands.
03 September25 people were killed when a fire broke out inside a burning chicken prolsing plant in Hamlet, North Carolina, USA.
19 SeptemberOftzi, a well -protected natural mummy of a person from around 3300 BCE, was discovered by two German tourists.
01 OctoberThe Resource Management Act of New Zealand became effective, so that natural and material resources such as land, airland water could be regulated to ensure their permanent use.
01 OctoberCroatian freedom struggle: Yugoslav National Army forces launched the city's siege of seven months, attacking the area around Dubrovanic in Croatia.
08 OctoberPresident Bush is reaching the decision to relax the federal banking rules to help nations to calm down difficulties with difficult debt conditions.
12 OctoberIraq's nuclear program is banned by the United Nations Security Council to prevent exploitation and used as cover of secret weapons laboratories.
14 OctoberAccording to scientists of the International Affairs Authority in Australia, the Earth's protective ozone layer has shrunk from 4% in the last ten years, while in the last 10 years it was 2%.
30 OctoberThe Middle East Peace Conference begins in Madrid. This is the first time Israel is discussing a peace plan for the Middle East with Palestinians, including all its Arab neighbors.
30 OctoberMadrid Conference, attempts to initiate peace process by the international process through negotiations convened in Madrid to include Israel Arab countries.
04 NovemberFormer Philippine First Lady Emailda Marcos was waived by Kowrajon Aquino and allowed to return from exile.
12 NovemberIn Eastern Timor, Indonesian forces opened fire on students to protest against the occupation of Eastern Timor, killing 250 people.
14 NovemberThe US demands that Libya leader Colonel Gaddafi be handed over to the US intelligence officials on 193 charges of bombing PAN M Flight 103 lockerbi in December 1988.
18 NovemberThe Croatian war of the freedom-Yugoslav People's Army ended the Croatian city of Vukovar, ending the 87-day siege.
20 NovemberNagorno-Karbakh War-A Azerbaijan military helicopter, a peace guard mission team was shot in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan, which disrupted the ongoing peace talks.
01 DecemberMore than 92% of Ukrainian voters approved their country's dependence on 24 August as declared by Ukrainian Parliament.
08 DecemberLeaders from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine signed Belvezhacards, agreed to dissolve the Soviet Union and establish the Commonwealth of independent states.
19 DecemberChristmas Carol opens in Eugene O "Neil Theater New York City for 14 demonstrations.
25 DecemberIn a national level aired speech, Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as a representative of the Soviet Union.
26 DecemberThe highest Soviet officially dissolved itself, fulfilling the thedissolution of the Soviet Union.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1991 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
21 MayFormer Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi was killed in a suicide bomb attack in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu. The LTTE, an organization of Tamil rebels angry at sending peace forces to Sri Lanka, launched a suicide attack on Rajiv.
21 JunePV Narasimha Rao became the ninth Prime Minister of India.
10 OctoberIndia won the team title of the World Carrom Competition.
05 AugustJustice Leela Seth became the first Indian woman to become the Chief Justice of the High Court.
21 FebruaryIndian actress and singer Nutan passed away.
18 AprilKerala was declared the first fully literate state of India.
06 JanuaryAll India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers was established in Udaipur.
21 MayFormer Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on May 21, 1991, during an election campaign at Sriperumbudur near Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu. The assassinated LTTE suicide bomber was Tomozhi Rajaratnam, also known as Dhanu.
21 MayFormer Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a suicide bomber in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu.
24 JulyP. V. The government of Narasimha Rao and his Finance Minister Manmohan Singh introduced reforms that were starting the ongoing economicization in India.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1991 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
06 AugustHansika Motwani / Actress / India
12 OctoberAkshara Haas / Actress / India
20 NovemberAparna Dikshit / Actress / India
21 JuneNungshi and Tashi / Mountaineer / India
29 AugustManasi Moghe / Model / India
30 SeptemberBidita Bag / Actress / India

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