Major World Events in 1991
Haiti President Jean-Bertrand Aristide removed from power.
(09-30-1991, 1 Records)
Leningrad of Russia restored to the Saint Petersburgh.
(09-06-1991, 1 Records)
Estonia declares independence from the Soviet Union.
(08-20-1991, 1 Records)
Coup in the Soviet Union, Soviet Union collapsed.
(08-19-1991, 10 Records)
The Warsaw Pact is officially dissolved at a meeting in Prague.
(07-01-1991, 1 Records)
Croatia and Slovenia declare independence from Yugoslavia.
(06-25-1991, 4 Records)
Boris Yeltsin becomes the President of Russia.
(06-12-1991, 1 Records)
Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of India is assassinated.
(05-21-1991, 5 Records)
U.S. and Soviet Union sign arms control treaty.
(05-20-1991, 10 Records)
20 paintings worth $500 million stolen from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
(04-14-1991, 1 Records)
Georgia declares independence from the Soviet Union.
(04-09-1991, 3 Records)
Brazil, Argentina,Uruguay and Paraguay establish South Common Market.
(03-26-1991, 2 Records)
Latvia and Estonia vote for independence from the Soviet Union.
(03-03-1991, 3 Records)
Thai general Sunthorn Kongsomping deposes Prime Minister.
(02-23-1991, 3 Records)
Voters in Lithuania support independence.
(02-09-1991, 3 Records)
Flights collide at Los Angeles International Airport, 34 killed.
(02-01-1991, 1 Records)
US begin Operation Desert Storm to stop Iraqi occupation of Kuwait.
(01-16-1991, 8 Records)
Soviet troops storm Vilnius to stop Lithuanian independence.
(01-11-1991, 3 Records)
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