On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Crucible" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 32 performances

Sports History

Howard Spira sentenced to 2½ years in prison for trying to extort money from Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

  • IM Pei receives $5 million for design of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum
  • Jackie Martling walks off of Howard Stern show for 1 day

Famous Deaths

  • Berenice Abbott, US photographer, dies at 93
  • Greta Kempton, American artist (b. 1901)
  • Headman Tshabalala, South African singer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo), shot and killed at 44
1991 Highlights

About December 10, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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