January 3: Manual Noriega, the deposed leader of
Panama, surrenders to US forces.
The Saint Lous Rams defeat the Tenessee Titans 23 to 6 in Super Bowl
20: Nascar racing driver Dale Jarrett wins the Daytona 500.
26: The movie "American Beauty" wins the oscar for best picture
at the Academy Awards.
April 20: NASA launches the Hubble Space Telescope
on board space shuttle Discovery on mission STS-30.
May 28: Racing
driver Juan Pablo Montoya
wins the 84th running of the
February 5: An autograph show is
held in Houston, Texas. Appearing at the show were Astronauts
Alan Bean, Richard Gordon, and Edgar Mitchell. My wife Mary, my
granddaughter Lexie and I attended the show. For my account of this
event follow the Auto
June 1: Mount Etna erupts on the
Island of Sicily.
The New Jersey Devils defeat the Dallas Stars 4 games to 2 to win the
June 19: The Los Angelus Lakers
the Indiana Pacers 4 games to 2 to capture the
October 26: The New York Yankees
defeat the New York Mets 4 games to 1 to win the 1991 World Series.
November 7: Republican George W.
Bush defeats Al Gore in the US Presidential Election.
17: The Texas 7 escape from their prison unit
in Kenedy, Texas, starting a mult-day crime spree.