On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1991

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope John Paul II's encyclical on Centesimus annus

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Deaths

  • Hal Bell, dies at 65
  • Leib Lensky, dies at 82
  • Ronald McKie, Australian author (The Mango Tree), dies at 81
1991 Highlights

About May 2, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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