On This Day

What Happened in March 1991 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • 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 fameHall of Fame

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

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 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 Musical "Will Rogers Follies" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 31 Soviet Rep of Georgia endorsed independence; Warsaw Pact dissolves

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • Mar 31 The Establishment of Islamic Constitutional Movement - Hadas in Kuwait.

Sport awardPGA 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

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • 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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