December 1, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Colorado party wins Paraguay parliamentary election
  • Nursultan Nazarbayev sworn in as president of Kazakhstan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Reigning US Open champion Payne Stewart wins only 1 hole, but claims the Skins Game at La Quinta and sets record in the process; 3-foot birdie putt at 14th hole earns 8 skins worth $260,000; record for most money won on 1 hole

  • Ukrainian people vote for independence
  • US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 lands

Deaths in History

  • George Joseph Stigler, US economist (Nobel 1982), dies at 80