What Happened on November 2, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 2nd Rugby World Cup: Australia beats England 12-6 in London
  • Bartholomew I becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
  • Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
  • Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49

Famous Deaths

  • Fran Stevens, singer, dies of cancer in Bronx NY at 72
  • Irwin Allen, American director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure), dies at 75
  • Mort Shuman, American singer songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), dies of cancer at 54