Find out what all happened May to November 1991

The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time by the Huntington Library. (22. September 1991)

The Republic of Macedonia becomes independent. (8. September 1991)

Uzbekistan declares independence from the Soviet Union. (1. September 1991)

Turkmenistan achieves independence from the Soviet Union. (27. October 1991)

National Assembly of Azerbaijan abolishes the autonomous status of Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of Azerbaijan and renames several cities back to their original names. (26. November 1991)

Luby's massacre: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby's Cafeteria. (16. October 1991)

A Nationair Douglas DC-8 on Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 crashes soon after takeoff from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, killing all 261 on board. (11. July 1991)

Latvia declares renewal of its full independence after the occupation of Soviet Union. (21. August 1991)

Slovenia, after declaring independence two days before is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft starting the Ten-Day War. (27. June 1991)

Magic Johnson announces that he is infected with HIV and retires from the NBA. (7. November 1991)

Dili Massacre: Indonesian forces open fire on a crowd of student protesters in Dili, East Timor. (12. November 1991)

Armenia is granted independence from Soviet Union. (21. September 1991)

The capital city of Addis Ababa falls to the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, ending both the Derg regime in Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Civil War. (28. May 1991)

Croatia votes to sever constitutional relations with Yugoslavia, rendering the country fully independent. (8. October 1991)

Ecuador becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty. (9. October 1991)

Croatian War of Independence: Bombing of Banski dvori in Zagreb kills 1 civilian. (7. October 1991)

Ötzi the Iceman is discovered by German tourists. (19. September 1991)

The United Nations Security Council adopts Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia. (27. November 1991)

The German Bundestag votes to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin. (20. June 1991)

Zviad Gamsakhurdia becomes the first elected President of the Republic of Georgia in the post-Soviet era. (26. May 1991)

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