Nineties Internet Wikia
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Nineties Internet Wikia

1991 was a year:

Events[]

  • 4 May – The song Fångad av en stormvind, performed by Carola Häggkvist, wins the 1991 Swedish Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden in Rome, Italy.[1]
  • 25 June – Croatia and Slovenia declare independence form Yugoslavia.[2]
  • 17 January – Harald V becomes King of Norway.
  • 15 September – The 1991 Swedish parliamentary election is held.
  • 17 September – Macedonia declares independence form Yugoslavia.[3]
  • 14 October – Ingvar Carlsson resigns as Prime Minister of Sweden, following a defeat for the Social Democratic Party of Sweden in the 1991 parliamentary election, and is replaced with Carl Bildt.[4]
  • 30 November – The USA wins the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup tournament by defeating Norway, 2–1, in the final game at the Tianhe Stadium in Pasadena, California, USA.[5]
  • 25 December – The Soviet Union is dissolved.[6]

Births[]

Deaths[]

  • 17 January – Olav V (born 1903), King of Norway 1957–1991.

References[]

  1. Georgina Laud (18 May 2019). Eurovision winners (English). Express. Retrieved on 16 October 2020.
  2. Yugoslavia (English). World Statesmen. Retrieved on 7 July 2020.
  3. North Macedonia (English). World Statesmen. Retrieved on 8 July 2020.
  4. Sweden (English). World Statesmen. Retrieved on 7 July 2020.
  5. Women's World Cup 1991 (China) (English). RSSSF. Retrieved on 8 July 2020.
  6. Error on call to Template:cite web: Parameters url and title must be specified (English). World Statesmen. Retrieved on 8 July 2020.
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