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[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

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

February[edit]

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

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

July 31: START I

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

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

November[edit]

December[edit]

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

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January to June[edit]

July to December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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

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