Today in History for 1st April 1991

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 6

- 53rd NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: Duke Bluedevils beats Kansas 72-65
- Dwight Gooden signs $5.15 million 3 year contract with NY Mets
- Iran releases British hostage Roger Cooper after 5 years
- US minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $4.25 per hour
- US Supreme Court rules jurors cannot be barred from serving due to race
- Warsaw Pact officially dissolves

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 4 of 4

- Jaime Guzmán, Chilean politician (b.1946)
- Martha Graham, US, choreographer (Appalachian Spring), dies at 96
- Paulo Muwanga, chief of Uganda (1980), dies
- Richard Thorpe, director (MGM), dies at 95

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