What Happened on November 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st international flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)
  • 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
  • After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $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, 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
Freddie Mercury