On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1991

Historical Events

  • ArenaBowl V, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit: Tampa Bay Storm beats Detroit Drive 48-42, Stevie Thomas MVP
  • Royals Warren Cromartie's 1st major league HR since 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Donald "Don" Dubbins, American actor (From Here to Eternity, The Caine Mutiny), dies of cancer at 63
  • Leo Geerts, [Marcel van der Linden], Belgian writer/critic, dies
  • Mervyn Nelson, director (Some of My Best Friends Are...), dies at 76
1991 Highlights

About August 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo