On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Aspects of Love" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 377 performances
  • "La Bete" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • Del Ballard Jr throws most famous gutter ball in PBA Tour history
  • NC State point guard Chris Corchiani becomes 1st NCAA Div I player to record 1,000 career assists in a 89-84 loss to Wake Forest

Event of interestEvent of Interest

St. Louis right wing Brett Hull becomes a 70-goal scorer for the 2nd straight season and has 3 assists to help the Blues earn a 4-4 tie in Philadelphia; finishes season with NHL career-best 86 goals

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • UN votes in favor of US resolutions for cease fire with Iraq
  • US Army controversially destroys a retreating Iraqi Republican Guard column at Rumaila Oil Field, despite a ceasefire being observed

Famous Deaths

  • Clark Mollenhoff, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize), dies
  • Freek Zoetmulder, publisher (Austrian Encyclopedia)/neo-nazi, dies
  • Serge Gainsbourg, Russian-French singer (Ford Mustang), dies at 62