WHAT ALL HAPPENED MAY TO NOVEMBER 1991
Find out what all happened May to November 1991

The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty is opened for signature. (4. October 1991)

History of Slovenia: Three months after the end of the Ten-Day War, the last soldier of the Yugoslav People's Army leaves the territory of the Republic of Slovenia. (25. October 1991)

Yugoslavia begins a naval blockade of 7 Adriatic port cities. (18. September 1991)

The last Kuwaiti oil field fire is extinguished. (6. November 1991)

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

Libero Grassi, an Italian businessman from Palermo is killed by the Mafia after taking a solitary stand against their extortion demands. (29. August 1991)

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

Manmohan Singh presents his budget speech to the Indian Parliament which led to economic liberalisation in India (24. July 1991)

Dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: more than 100,000 people rally outside the Soviet Union's parliament building protesting the coup aiming to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev. (20. August 1991)

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

The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, comes into force. (5. September 1991)

The Medininkai Massacre in Lithuania. Soviet OMON attacks Lithuanian customs post in Medininkai, killing 7 officers and severely wounding one other. (31. July 1991)

1991 Kokkadichcholai massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 152 minority Tamil civilians in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. (12. June 1991)

Sonic the Hedgehog , the first game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series is released for the Sega Genesis in North America. (23. June 1991)

32 miners are killed when a coal mine catches fire in the Donbass region of Ukraine and releases toxic gas. (30. June 1991)

South Ossetia declares independence from Georgia. (28. November 1991)

Boris Yeltsin takes office as the first elected President of Russia. (10. July 1991)

Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, starts "The Great Gage Park Decency Drive" picketing the park, starting their notorious picketing campaign that would later include funerals of AIDS victims and fallen American military. (30. June 1991)

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

Collapse of the Soviet Union – Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party. (28. August 1991)

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