On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1991

Historical Events

Contract of Interest

NHL #1 draft pick Eric Lindros rejects Quebec Nordiques' offer of a 10 year, $50m contract

Sports History

Steffi Graf beats Magdalena Maleeva of Bulgaria 6-2, 6-2 in the Volkswagen Cup in Leipzig to become the youngest woman to win 500 professional tennis matches

  • Toronto Blue Jays clinch AL East title with a 6-5 win v California Angels; become first sport franchise in history to draw 4 million fans in one season

Famous Deaths

  • Dimitrios I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople (1973-91), dies at 77
  • Jan H Christianse, political chairman (CDA), dies
1991 Highlights

About October 2, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti (India)

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