On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1991

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges

Musician Rick James
Rick James
  • Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA
  • Pan Am games open in Havana
  • Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Anthony Cohen, son of journalists Meredith Viera & Richard Cohen

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Page Camp, American actress, dies at 60
1991 Highlights

About August 2, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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