On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1991

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Otto "Charlie" Puth (Jr.), American singer-songwriter (Voicenotes; "Marvin Gaye"; "See You Again"), born in Rumson, New Jersey
  • ChloĆ© Dufour-Lapointe, Canadian alpine freestyle skier (World C'ship gold dual moguls 2013), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • George Lott, American tennis player (12 Grand Slam doubles titles), dies at 85
1991 Highlights

About December 2, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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