On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1991

Historical Events

  • Last day of a washout Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Gujranwala

Historic Event

Mikhail Gorbachev formally resigns as President of USSR in a televised speech

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev

Famous Deaths

  • Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90
  • Mahmood Hussain, Pakistan cricket swing bowler (27 Tests, 68 wickets), dies at 59
  • Orane Demazis, French actress (Marius, Fanny et Caesar), dies at 87
  • Sal Provenza, entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45
1991 Highlights

About December 25, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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