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Headlines From 1991 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1991 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1991 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1991 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1991 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1991 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1991 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1991 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1991 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1991 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1991 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
16th January 1991Operation Desert Storm begins with air strikes against Iraq in the Gulf War.
7th February 1991The Provisional Irish Republican Army launches a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street during a cabinet meeting.
7th February 1991Ground troops cross the Saudi Arabian border and enter Kuwait, thus starting the ground phase of the Gulf War.
14th March 1991After serving sixteen years in prison for allegedly bombing a pub in a Provisional Irish Republican Army attack, the "Birmingham Six" are freed when a court determines the police fabricated evidence.
15th March 1991Germany formally regains complete independence after the four post-World War II occupying powers (France, United Kingdom, United States and the Soviet Union) relinquish all remaining rights.
29th April 1991 A tropical cyclone hits Bangladesh, killing an estimated 138,000 people.
25th June 1991Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
11th July 1991A Solar Eclipse of record totality occurs.
8th August 1991The Warsaw radio mast, the tallest construction ever built, collapses.
13th August 1991The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is released in the United States.
6th September 1991The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states.
2nd November 1991Australia beats England 12-6 at Twickenham Stadium to win the 1991 Rugby World Cup.
5th November 1991The body of publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell is found floating in the Atlantic Ocean.
6th November 1991The KGB officially stops operations.
22nd December 1991One month after Freddie Mercury's death, Queen re-release “Bohemian Rhapsody” and it returns to the top of the British singles charts; sixteen years after the original version.
25th December 1991Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as president of the Soviet Union, from which most republics have already disbanded. The 73-year-old state is now expected to dissolve completely.
31st December 1991The Soviet Union officially ceases to exist.
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A Newspaper From 1991

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