1991 in the United States

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Events from the year 1991 in the United States. The Cold War ends as the USSR dissolves by the end of the year.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January

January 17: First air strikes on Iraq in the Gulf War

February

c. February: Gulf War: Retreating Iraqi forces set the Kuwaiti oil fires

March

April

May

June

July

July 31: START I

August

September

October

October 15: The Senate confirms Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court

November

December

December 25: The resignation of Mikhail Gorbachev marked one of the final acts in the Dissolution of the Soviet Union

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

January to June

July to December

See also

References

  1. ^ "US bombers strike civilians in Baghdad". On This Day. BBC. 1991-02-13. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  2. ^ Rosenthal, Andrew (February 28, 1991). "WAR IN THE GULF: The President; BUSH HALTS OFFENSIVE COMBAT; KUWAIT FREED, IRAQIS CRUSHED". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ In 2009 in the United States

External links

  • Media related to 1991 in the United States at Wikimedia Commons
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