Historical Events in November 1991

  • 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

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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.

First Lady and Politican Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politican
Imelda Marcos
  • 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 performances
  • 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

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6th Russian President Boris Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • 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

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7th Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus & retires from LA Lakers

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • 8th Carol Burnette Show premieres on CBS-TV

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8th Paul Coffey sets NHL defensman soring mark with 311th goal

NHL Star Paul Coffey
NHL Star
Paul Coffey
  • 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

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10th Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert with 157 pro tennis tournament wins

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • 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
  • 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

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13th Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens

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14th Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 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.

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14th Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile.

King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk
King of Cambodia
Norodom Sihanouk
  • 15th Dow Jones avg drops 120.31 points (5th largest dive)
  • 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

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19th Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 20th Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP
  • 21st Poetess Maria Elene Cruz Varela arrested in Cuba

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22nd NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension

Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing
Hall of Fame NBA Centre
Patrick Ewing

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22nd "Phool Aur Kaante", the film debut of famous Indian actor Ajay Devgan, is released

Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan
Actor & Bollywood Star
Ajay Devgan
  • 23rd Freddie Mercury, 45, confirms he has AIDS the day before he dies

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

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

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24th Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis 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)

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27th Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • 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