On This Day

What Happened in March 1991 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • Mar 26 Orlando Thunder beats San Antonio Riders in their 1st WLAF game 35-34
  • Mar 26 Victoria beat NSW by 7 wickets to win Sheffield Shield Final
  • Mar 27 NCAA bans U of Minn football team from postseason play in 1992
  • Mar 27 New Kid Donnie Wahlberg, arrested on arson charges in Kentucky

Hall of Fame

Mar 27 Scotty Bowman inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a "builder" of the game

Sports History

Mar 28 Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough's son

  • Mar 30 "Speed of Darkness" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • Mar 30 1st exhibition baseball games at Joe Robbie Stadium (Yanks-Orioles)
  • Mar 30 Last issue of Dutch Newspaper "Vr˜e Folk" (Free People)
  • Mar 30 Northern Michigan wins its 1st NCAA hockey title
  • Mar 30 PBA National Championship Won by Mike Miller
  • Mar 30 William Kennedy Smith allegedly rapes a woman (found not guilty)
  • Mar 31 10th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tennessee beats Virginia, 70-67; first overtime win in the NCAA's 10-year history
  • Mar 31 Albania offers 1st multi-party election in 50 years
  • Mar 31 Danny Bonaduce attacks a transvestite prostitute in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Mar 31 Georgian SSR votes on whether to remain in the Soviet Union
  • Mar 31 Soviet Rep of Georgia endorsed independence; Warsaw Pact dissolves

Sports History

Mar 31 St. Louis Blues' future Hockey Hall of Fame right wing Brett Hull scores his 86th goal of the season in a 2-1 win over Minnesota North Stars; 3rd best total in NHL history

  • Mar 31 The Establishment of Islamic Constitutional Movement - Hadas in Kuwait.

PGA Players Championship

Mar 31 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Australian Steve Elkington birdies final hole to win by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Fuzzy Zoeller

  • Mar 31 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Amy Alcott breaks her own scoring record to win her 3rd DS by 8 strokes over Dottie Pepper; her 5th major title, and 29th & final LPGA Tour win

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