On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1991

Historical Events

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

Grey 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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury [Farrokh Bulsara], British singer-songwriter (Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody"), dies of AIDS at 45


1991 Highlights

About November 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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