On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heat 148-80, by record 68 pts
  • NBA's most lopsided game Cleveland beats Miami 148-80
  • Patrick Manning becomes premier of Trinidad & Tobago
  • Pittsburgh Penguins score team record 8 goals in one period in 2nd session of 10-2 win over NHL expansion San Jose Sharks
  • Soap opera "One Life To Live" airs its 6,000th episode

Famous Deaths

  • Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist, dies at 87
  • John Blatnik, (Rep-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at 80