On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday

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, mass murderer, dies a day before his 50th birthday
  • Robert Karvelas, American actor (Get Smart), dies at 70