On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1991

Historical Events

Television Finale

356th & final episode of CBS second longest running series TV show "Dallas", (2nd only to "Gunsmoke")

Sports History

Cam Neely is injured on a cheap shot by Ulf Samuelsson, an injury that would limit him to only 162 games for the remainder of his NHL career and force him to retire at 31

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely
  • The Declaration of Windhoek (on press freedom) signed by African journalists

Famous Weddings

Andy Williams

American singer Andy Williams weds 2nd wife Debbie Hass

Singer and TV Host Andy Williams
Singer and TV Host
Andy Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Don Whitmire, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle (Alabama, Navy - All American at both), dies at 68
  • Gerrit Mik, Dutch psychiatrist and politician (D66), dies
  • Jerzy KosiƄski, Polish-American novelist (The Painted Bird, Being There), dies at 57
  • Margaret Tallichet, American actress (Stranger on the 3rd Floor), dies at 77
  • Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer and composer (b. 1907)
1991 Highlights

About May 3, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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