Today in History for 21st August 1991

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- Communist coup is crushed in USSR in 2 days
- Latvia declares its independence from USSR

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 101
- Richard Wilson, producer/writer/actor (Pay or Die), dies at 75
- Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect, dies

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