On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Australia routs India by 10 wickets in the 1st cricket Test in Brisbane; first Test to be officiated by a match referee; former England captain MJK Smith does the honours
  • Former Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Bobby Bonilla becomes highest paid player in MLB when he agrees to record $29 million-5 year deal with New York Mets
  • Muslim Shi'ites release American hostage Joseph Cicippio held in Lebanon