On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Catskills on Broadway" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 performances
  • Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty
  • NY Daily News files for protection under chapter 11

Famous Deaths

  • Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies
  • Jill Browne, dies at 54
  • Richard Speck, American mass murderer (raped and killed 8 student nurses in 1966), dies a day before his 50th birthday
  • Robert Karvelas, American actor (Get Smart), dies at 70
1991 Highlights

About December 5, 1991

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

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