On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1991

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

  • Kimberly Bergalis, got AIDS from health care worker, dies at 23
  • [Wilbur] Buck Clayton, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader, dies at 80
1991 Highlights

About December 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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