What Happened on November 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st international flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)
  • After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21

Sport awardGrey Cup

CFL Grey Cup, Winnipeg Stadium: Toronto Argonauts defeat Calgary Stampeders, 36-21; Argos under new ownership of LA Kings owner Bruce McNall, hockey player Wayne Gretzky and actor John Candy

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
Actor and Comedian John Candy
Actor and Comedian
John Candy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Monica Seles sets female tennis record, winning prize money of $2,457,758 in a year

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Rachmon Nabijev elected president of Tadzjikistan
  • US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 launched
  • Yugoslavian tennis star Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 6–0 to win her 2nd straight WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Furst, American production designer (Batman), dies at 47
  • Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], American drummer (Kiss), dies of cancer at 41

Person of interestFreddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury, British singer-songwriter (Queen - We are Champions), dies of AIDS at 45

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Singer-Songwriter
Freddie Mercury