Feature Year: 1991 10pm ET

January 8 – Steve Clark, English guitarist, Def Leppard (b. 1960) Died
January 12 – Gulf War: The Congress of the United States passes a resolution authorizing the use of military force to liberate Kuwait.
January 15 – The United Nations deadline for the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from occupied Kuwait expires, preparing the way for the start of Operation Desert Storm.
January 16 – Julie Dubela, American singer
January 18 – Eastern Air Lines shuts down after 62 years, citing financial problems.
February 11 – Christofer Drew, American singer
February 12 – Casey Abrams, American singer
February 25 – Gulf War: Part of an Iraqi Scud missile hits an American military barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, killing 29 and injuring 99 U.S. soldiers. It is the single-most devastating attack on U.S. forces during that war.
February 25 – Tony Oller, American actor and musician
February 26 – Gulf War: On Baghdad radio, Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein announces the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from Kuwait. Iraqi soldiers set fire to Kuwaiti oil fields as they retreat.
March 6 – Tyler the Creator, American rapper, record producer, music video director, actor, graphic artist and fashion designer
March 8 – Devon Werkheiser, American actor and musician
March 14 – Doc Pomus, American composer (b. 1925) Died
March 16 – Wolfgang Van Halen, American musician
March 21 – Leo Fender, American instrument maker (b. 1909) Died
March 30 – Mia Carruthers, American singer and songwriter
April 1 – Comedy Central is launched in its current format.
April 3 – Hayley Kiyoko, American singer and actress
April 4 – Jamie Lynn Spears, American singer and actress
April 10 – Amanda Michalka, American singer and actress
April 17 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 3,000 for the first time ever, at 3,004.46.
April 23 – Johnny Thunders, American musician (b. 1952) Died
April 26 – Carmine Coppola, American composer and conductor (b. 1910) Died
May 7 – Dennis Crosby, American singer (b. 1934) Died
May 17 – Daniel Curtis Lee, American actor and rapper
June 1 – David Ruffin, American singer (b. 1941) Died
June 6 – Stan Getz, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1927) Died
July 18 – Karina Pasian, American singer and pianist
September 4 – Charles Barnet, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1913) Died
September 4 – Dottie West, American singer (b. 1932) Died
September 22 – Chelsea Tavares, American actress and singer
September 28 – Miles Davis, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1926) Died
October 3 – Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton announces he will seek the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
October 17 – Tennessee Ernie Ford, American singer (b. 1919) Died
November 3 – Chris Bender, American musician (b. 1972) Died
November 24 – Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury dies from pneumonia induced by AIDS.
November 24 – KISS drummer Eric Carr dies from complications of heart cancer.
December 4 – Pan American World Airways ends operations.