What Happened on December 8, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Homecoming" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 49 performances

Music Premiere

Charles Strouse and Richard Maltby, Jr's musical "Nick & Nora" opens at Marquis Theater, NYC; runs for 9 performances

  • Russia, Belorussia & Ukraine form Commonwealth of Ind States
  • The Romanian Constitution is adopted in a referendum.
1991 History

Famous Deaths

  • (Wilbur) "Buck" Clayton, American jazz trumpet player (Count Basie; Billie Holiday; Lester Young), and bandleader, dies at 80
  • Kimberly Bergalis, got AIDS from health care worker, dies at 23

About December 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

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