On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Homecoming" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • "Nick & Nora" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Russia, Belorussia & Ukraine form Commonwealth of Ind States
  • The Romanian Constitution is adopted in a referendum.

Famous Deaths

  • Buck Clayton, US jazz trumpeter/orchestra leader, dies
  • Kimberly Bergalis, got AIDS from health care worker, dies at 23