On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, NYC
  • Blockbuster Bowl 2: Alabama beats Colorado, 30-25
  • Irene the Icon of Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen
  • Ninibeth Beatriz Leal Jiminez, 20, of Venez, crowned 41st Miss World

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of Year

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner

Famous Deaths

  • Cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39
  • Jacques Aubuchon, actor (Hoax, Thunder Road), dies of heart failure