What Happened on December 25, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Last day of a washout Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Gujranwala

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mikhail Gorbachev formally resigns as President of USSR in a televised speech

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev

Famous Deaths

  • Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90
  • Mahmood Hussain, cricketer (27 Tests for Pakistan, 68 wickets), dies
  • Orane Demazis, French actress (Marius, Fanny et Caesar), dies at 87
  • Sal Provenza, entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45