On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Christmas Carol" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 6,000th episode of One Life To Live

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boris Yeltsin takes control of the Kremlin

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession

Famous Birthdays

  • Declan Galbraith, British pop singer ("Tell Me Why"), born in Hoo St. Werburgh Kent, England

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest K Gann, US adventure novelist, dies at 81
  • Joe Cole, American roadie (Black Flag, Rollins Band), shot and killed at 30
  • Paul Maxwell, Canadian actor (Aliens, City of Fear, Freedom to Die), dies at 70
1991 Highlights

About December 19, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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