Historical Events for November 1991

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Events 1 - 84 of 84

1st - New Dutch Regulations Traffic rules & Traffic signs enforced
1st - Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa.
1st - Last of Kuwait oil well fires extinguished by well control teams
2nd - Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
2nd - Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
2nd - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
2nd - Bartholomew I becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
2nd - 2nd Rugby World Cup: Australia beats England 12-6 in London
3rd - 21st NYC Women's Marathon won by Liz McColgan of Scotland in 2:27
3rd - 22nd NYC Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28
3rd - Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)
3rd - 42nd Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by 24 points
4th - Mid East peace conference ends in Madrid Spain
First Lady and Politican Imelda MarcosFirst Lady and Politican Imelda Marcos 4th - Imelda Marcos returns from exile to the Philippines and was arrested the next day for tax fraud and corruption. She was then released on $6,400 bail.
5th - Kiichi Miyazawa elected premier of Japan
5th - Richard J Kerr ends term as acting director of CIA
6th - "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin NYC for 32 perfs
6th - Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovitsj returns to St Petersburg
6th - Keck II, biggest telescope in use at Mauna Kea Hawaii
6th - Maximus 2.0 BBS released
6th - Robert M Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA
6th - Russian president Boris Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party
7th - "Brigadoon" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 12 performances
7th - "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" opens at Music Box NYC
7th - 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
7th - Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus & retires from LA Lakers
NBA Legend Magic JohnsonNBA Legend Magic Johnson 8th - Carol Burnette Show premieres on CBS-TV
8th - Paul Coffey sets NHL defensman soring mark with 311th goal
9th - Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
9th - Joint European Torus (JET) scientists in Culham England successfully harness nuclear fusion to produce the first large amount of controlled fusion power
10th - Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
10th - Browns set club record for largest lead blown (led 23-0), Phila 32-30
10th - Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
10th - Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert, 157 pro tennis tournament wins
10th - Marty Glickman broadcasts his 1,000th football game
10th - South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
12th - "Full House" 100th episode-twins are born
12th - Atlanta Brave Tom Glavine wins NL Cy Young Award
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova 12th - Indonesian army shoots on funeral possession: 270-520 die
12th - Dili Massacre, Indonesian forces open fire on a crowd of student protesters in Dili, East Timor.
13th - Bomb attack on Aad Kosto, Dutch social dem party-asst sec of state
13th - Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
14th - Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV
14th - Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal & is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
14th - American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.
14th - Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile.
15th - Dow Jones avg drops 120.31 points (5th largest dive)
King of Cambodia Norodom SihanoukKing of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk 15th - Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75 game
17th - "Brigadoon" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 12 performances
17th - 1st TV condom ad aired (FOX- TV)
17th - Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams
17th - 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
18th - France deports Marlon's daughter Cheyenne Brando to Tahiti
18th - Muslim Shi'ites release hostages Terry Waite & Thomas Sutherland
18th - Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92
18th - The Croatian city of Vukovar surrenders to Yugoslav People's Army and allied Serb paramilitary forces after an 87-day siege
19th - Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
20th - Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP
21st - Poetess Maria Elene Cruz Varela arrested in Cuba
Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick EwingHall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing 22nd - NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
22nd - "Phool Aur Kaante", the film debut of famous Indian actor Ajay Devgan, is released
23rd - Freddie Mercury, 45, confirms he has AIDS the day before he dies
23rd - Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
23rd - Martin Lopez-Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:56.57)
23rd - Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games
23rd - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Lorrie Nichols
23rd - Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season & 15,031 for career
24th - 1st intl flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)
24th - 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
24th - After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21
24th - Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica SelesTennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles 24th - Rachmon Nabijev elected president of Tadzjikistan
24th - US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 launched
26th - Condoms are handed out to thousands of NY High School students
27th - "Peter Pan" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
27th - Poetess Maria Elene Cruz Varela sentenced to 2 years (Cuba)
27th - Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ
29th - TV show "Roc" has a gay wedding episode - Can't Help Loving that Man
29th - Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
30th - 1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
30th - 93 cars & 11 truck accident near SF during a dust storm, 17 die
30th - Rob Pilatus, 27, of Milli-Vanilli attempts suicide
30th - San Diego State's Marshall Faulk is 1st freshman to capture national rushing & scoring titles
30th - 56th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 13-6 in Birmingham

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