On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1991

Historical Events

  • Brigham Young University quarterback Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season, and 15,031 yards for career

Boxing Title Fight

Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

Music History

Freddie Mercury, 45, confirms he has AIDS the day before he dies

  • Martín López-Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:56.57)
  • Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Anurag Kashyap, 2005 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion, born in Muzaffarpur, India

Famous Deaths

  • Ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82
  • Klaus Kinski [Naksynski], German-Polish actor (Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Little Drummer Girl), dies at 65
1991 Highlights

About November 23, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When A Man Loves A Woman - Michael Bolton
  • UK #1 Song: Black Or White - Michael Jackson