1991 in History
January 1 5% sales tax on consumer goods and services goes into effect in U.S.S.R.
January 1 Iraq rejects peace proposal from Egyptian President Hosi Mubarak
January 1 Les Miserables opens at Festival Theatre, Adelaide
January 2 Colorado wins its 1st AP national title poll
January 3 Israel reopens consulate in U.S.S.R. after 23 years
January 3 Los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky scores his 700th goal against New York Islanders
January 4 AT&T workers in Newark accidentally snap a cable
January 4 Fu Mingxia, 12, of China wins World Swimming Championships gold medal
January 4 Iraq agrees to send Aziz to Geneva to meet Baker on Jan 9th
January 4 Jan Krzystof Bielecki becomes premier of Poland
January 5 Edwin Jongejans of Netherlands wins 1-meter springboard diving title
January 5 Kevin Bradshaw of U.S. International scores NCAA Div 1 record 72 pts
January 5 "Oh, Kay!" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City after 77 performances
January 6 "Gypsy" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 477 performances
January 6 Jorge Serrano Elias elected president of Guatemala
January 6 Qian Hong swims female world record 50m butterfly (27.30 sec)
January 6 "Real Life With Jane Pauley" premieres on NBC-TV
January 7 "Nia Peeples Party Machine" premieres on TV
January 8 "Davis Rules," with Jonathan Winters and Randy Quaid premieres on ABC-TV
January 8 Gaylord Perry, Ferguson Jenkins and Rod Carew elected to Hall of Fame
January 8 Rod Carew is 22nd player elected to Hall of Fame on 1st try
January 8 Tamas Darnyi swims world record 400m medley (4:12.36)
January 9 Baker and Aziz meet in Geneva; talks fail to defuse gulf crisis
January 9 Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame
January 9 Dean Smith of North Carolina is 6th to win 700 career coaching basketball games
January 10 Japan ends routine fingerprinting of all adult ethnic Koreans
January 10 U.S. Congress begins debate on Persian Gulf crisis
January 11 Ben Johnson 1st race after being stripped of his 1988 Olympic Gold medal for steroid use, he finished 2nd
January 11 Congress empowers Bush to order attack on Iraq
January 11 Ric Flair wins NWA/WCW wrestling title
January 11 Soviets storm buildings in Vilnius to block Lithuania independence
January 12 Largest crowd to watch Atlantic Coast Womens Basketball game (11,520)
January 12 Melvin Stewart swims world record 200 m butterfly (1:55.69)
January 12 U.S. Congress gives George Bush authority to wage war against Iraq
January 13 12th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 25 awards
January 13 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg South Africa
January 13 Phil Mickelson wins PGA Northern Telecom Golf Open
January 13 President Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected
January 13 Soccer stadium riot in Orkney South Africa, at least 40 die
January 13 U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam
January 14 "Barbara DeAngelis Show" premieres on CBS-TV
January 14 Jorge Serrano Elias sworn in as president of Guatemala
January 14 Valentin Pavlov become new premier of U.S.S.R.
January 15 Australia beat New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
January 15 UN's deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait (they don't)
January 16 7th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
January 16 U.S. and 27 allies attack Iraq for occupying Kuwait (U.S. time)
January 17 Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel
January 17 Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title
January 17 Operation Desert Storm begins - U.S. led allies vs Iraq
January 17 Operation Desert Storm: 1st U.S. pilot shot down (Jeffrey Zahn)
January 18 Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
January 18 Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours and 11 minutes
January 18 U.S. acknowledges CIA and U.S. Army paid Noriega $320,000 over his career
January 18 WLAF's New York Knights become NY-New Jersey Knights
January 19 42nd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 11-5 at Chicago
January 19 48th Golden Globes: Dances with Wolves
January 19 Eastern Airlines shuts down operation
January 19 Jumbo Tsuruta beats Stan Hansen to win All Japan Triple Crown title
January 19 Sergeant Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt
January 20 13th UCP Telethon
January 20 "Black and Blue" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City after 829 performances
January 20 Buffalo Bills beat Los Angeles Raiders 51-3 for AFC title
January 20 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic
January 20 "Les Miserables," opens at Pantages Theatre, LA
January 20 Matt Barr's field goal with no time left gives New York Giant 15-13 Victory over defending champs San Francisco 49ers, for NFC title
January 20 "Peter Pan" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City or 45 performances
January 20 "Shogun - The Musical" closes at Marquis Theater New York City after 72 performances
January 20 U.S. Patriot missiles begins shooting down Iraqi missiles
January 21 CBS News correspondant Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf
January 23 Seinfeld debuts on NBC-TV
January 23 World's largest oil spill, caused by embattled Iraqi forces in Kuwait
January 24 "Les Miserables," opens at Theatre St. Denis, Montreal
January 25 Brett Hull is 3rd NHLer to score 50 goals in less than 50 games (49)
January 25 Manuel Noriega is given access to assets frozen by U.S. government
January 25 Mark Waugh scores ton in 1st Test Cricket innings, vs. England Adelaide
January 25 Soap opera "Generation's" last episode after a 2 year run
January 26 65th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats J Novotna (57 63 61)
January 26 Alfaro Vive guerrilla group of Ecuador gives arms to Catholic church
January 26 "Few Good Men" closes at Music Box Theater New York City after 497 performances
January 26 Houston guard Vernon Maxwell is 4th NBAer to score 30 pts in a quarter
January 26 Jan Stenerud becomes 1st pure placekicker to make NFL Hall of Fame
January 26 New York Lotto pays $90 million to nine winner (#s are 5-15-30-35-46-50)
January 27 79th Australian Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats I Lendl (16 64 64 64)
January 27 Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, disbands
January 27 Nadine Strossen is 1st female president of the ACLU
January 27 Superbowl XXV: New York Giants beat Buffalo Bills, 20-19 in Tampa Superbowl MVP: Ottis Anderson, New York Giants, RB
January 28 18th American Music Award: M C Hammer and Janet Jackson
January 28 "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV
January 28 Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 vs. England at Adelaide
January 28 Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule
January 29 Nelson Mandela and Mangosuthu Buthelezi meet after 28 years
January 29 "Piano Lesson" closes at Walter Kerr Theater New York City after 320 performances
January 31 Nugget's Michael Adams becomes shortest NBA player to get a triple-double
January 31 Robert Gibson flies record 27,040 feet altitude
February 1 Afghanistan and Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die
February 1 Craig McDermott takes 8-97 vs. England at the WACA
February 1 President F. W. de Klerk, says he would repeal all apartheid laws
February 1 U.S. Air and Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32
February 2 Aravinda De Silva scores 267 vs. New Zealand at Wellington
February 2 U.S. postage is raised from 25 cents to 29 cents
February 3 Meg Mallon wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
February 3 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-21
February 4 Hall of Fame's board of directors vote 12-0 to bar Pete Rose
February 4 Martin Crowe and Andrew Jones make 467 stand vs. SL, world record
February 5 All American Bowl ends after 14 years
February 5 Big East Football conference forms
February 5 Howard Stern kisses New York Giant Leonard Marshall's ass over bet Stern lost claiming the Giants would lose the Superbowl
February 5 Joni Mitchel inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame
February 5 L.A. King Dave Taylor becomes 29th NHler to score 1000 points
February 5 Michigan court bars Dr. Jack Kevorkian from assisting in suicides
February 6 Mousey Davis becomes 1st coach of NY-New Jersey Knights
February 7 Bob Knight, Larry O'Brien, Tiny Archibald, Dave Cowens, Harry Gallatin and Larry Fleisher elected to NBA Hall of Fame
February 7 Jean-Bertrand Aristide sworn in as Haiti's 1st elected president
February 8 Roger Clemens signs record $5,380,250 per year Red Sox contract
February 9 Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5k (6:41:73)
February 9 Terry Norris knocks down Sugar Ray Leonard twice and beats him
February 9 "This Is Ponderous" by 2nu peaks at #46
February 9 U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Joseph Doherty case
February 9 Wally Joyner wins record $2.1 million salary arbitration
February 10 41st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 116-114 at Charlotte
February 10 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament
February 10 Johann Koss skates world record 10 km (13:43.54)
February 10 "La Bete" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 24 performances
February 10 Lithuania votes for independence from U.S.S.R.
February 10 NBA All Star Game at Charlotte North Carolina
February 11 UNPO, Unrepresented Nations and People Org forms in Hague
February 12 Iceland recognizes Lithuania's independence
February 12 North and South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition
February 13 Syria tells Germany they are ready to recognize Israel
February 13 U.S. bombs Iraqi air raid shelter, killing 334
February 14 "Mule Bone" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater New York City for 67 performances
February 14 NL Cy Young winner Doug Drabek wins record $3 mil salary arbitration
February 15 Freighter with dynamite explodes in Phang Nga Thailand, 120 die
February 15 Troy State sets NCAA Div II record with 103 points in 2nd half routing DeVry Institute 187-117
February 16 Dutch PPR, Political Party Radicals, disbands
February 16 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding
February 17 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge
February 18 Edmonton Oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse and shuts out New Jersey Devils 4-0
February 20 33rd Grammy Awards: Another Day in Paradise, Mariah Carey
February 20 "Taking Steps" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 78 performances
February 21 "Lost in Yonkers" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 780 performances
February 21 Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," premieres in New York City
February 21 U.S.S.R. announces Iraq agrees to a proposal to end Persian Gulf War U.S. calls the plan unacceptable
February 22 Actor Bill Bixby (57) weds Laura Michael (32)
February 22 Bush and U.S. Gulf War allies give Iraq 24 hours to begin Kuwait withdrawal
February 22 Kelli McCarty, 21, (Kansas), crowned 40th Miss USA
February 22 Test Cricket debut of Sanath Jayasuriya, vs New Zealand at Hamilton
February 23 Greg Haugen scores a split decision over Hector "Macho" Camacho
February 23 Military coup in Thailand, Premier Choonhaven arrested
February 23 North Carolina is 1st NCAA basketball team to win 1,500 games
February 23 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
February 23 U.S. insists Iraq publicly announce it is leaving Kuwait by 12 PM EST
February 24 End of World League of American Football's (WLAF) 1st draft
February 24 "Those Were The Days" closes at Edison Theater New York City after 126 performances
February 24 U.S. and allies begin a ground war assault on Iraqi troops
February 25 Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons vs. Sri Lanka (122 and 100*)
February 25 Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky and John Candy buy CFL's Toronto Argonauts
February 25 U.S., barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia, hit by scud missile, kills 28
February 26 Asanka Gurusinha scores twin Test Cricket tons vs. New Zealand (119 and 102)
February 26 Bill Veeck and Tony Lazzeri elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
February 26 Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capital
February 26 New York - New Jersey Knights (WLAF) players 1st come together
February 27 6 week Gulf War ends after Iraqi troops retreated and Kuwait is liberated
February 27 Ben Elton's "Silly Cow," premieres in London
February 27 Noureddine Morcelli set 1500m mark at 3:34:16
February 27 Singer James Brown is released from prison
February 28 Don Mattingly named 10th New York Yankee Captain
February 28 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
February 28 Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m indoor (3:34:16)
February 28 "Speed of Darkness" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 36 performances
February 28 U.S. and allied forces grant Iraq a cease fire
March 1 U.S. Embassy in Kuwait officially reopens
March 2 "Aspects of Love" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 377 performances
March 2 Deb Richard wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
March 2 Del Ballard, Jr. throws most famous gutter ball in PBA Tour history
March 2 "La Bete" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City after 24 performances
March 2 North Carolina State Chris Corchiani becomes 1st NCAAer to get 1,000 assists
March 2 U.N. votes in favor of U.S. resolutions for cease fire with Iraq
March 3 25 die as United Airlines Boeing 737 crashes in Colorado Springs
March 3 "Big Love" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 41 performances
March 3 Boon completes 10th Test Cricket century, 109* vs. WI at Kingston
March 3 Four Los Angeles Police severly beat Rodney King, captured on amateur video
March 3 Iraqi generals and General Schwarzkopf meet to discuss cease fire
March 3 Latvia and Estonia vote to become independent of the U.S.S.R.
March 3 Merlene Ottey runs world record 200m indoor (22.24 sec)
March 3 Miguel Trovoada installed as president of Sao Tome e Principal
March 3 Switzerland votes on lowering voting age from 20 to 18
March 3 United Airlines crashes near Colorado Springs, kills 25
March 4 Bank of Credit and Commerce International divests itself of 1st American Bank
March 4 Iraq releases 6 U.S., 3 British and 1 Italian POW
March 5 Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait
March 5 Reggie Miller (Indiana) begins NBA free throw streak of 52 games
March 6 Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, President Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated. The war is over"
March 7 Iraq continues to explode oil fields in Kuwait
March 8 17th People's Choice Awards: Julia Roberts, Bill Cosby, Pretty Woman
March 8 Harry Hamlin and Nicollette Sheridan wed
March 8 Planeloads of U.S. troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists and 2 American soldiers it captured
March 8 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
March 9 5th American Comedy Award: Dennis Wolfberg
March 9 Joe Dumaars (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 62 games
March 9 "Les Miserables," opens at Lyric Theatre, Brisbane
March 9 U.S. 70th manned space mission STS-39 (Discovery 12) launches into orbit
March 10 Eddie Sutton is 1st NCAA coach to lead 4 schools into playoffs
March 10 Laura Davies wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
March 10 Marc Girardelli of Luxembourg clinches his 4th slalom World Cup
March 10 Merlene Ottey runs world record 200 m indoor (22.24 sec)
March 10 Rico Lieder/Jens Carlowitz/Karsten Just/Thomas Schonlebe walk 4x400m indoor world record (3:03.05)
March 11 Janet Jackson signs $40M 3 album deal with Virgin records
March 11 John Smith, amateur wrestler, wins James E Sullivan Award
March 11 Monica Seles ends Steffi Graf's streak of 186 weeks ranked first
March 12 5th Soul Train Music Awards
March 13 Exxon pays $1-billion dollars in fines and cleanup of Valdez oil spill
March 14 British Court of Appeal frees "Birmingham 6" who had been unjustly sentenced in August 1975 to life imprisonment
March 14 Emir of Kuwait returns to Kuwait City, after the Iraqis leave
March 14 Ice Dance Championship at Munich won by Isabel and Phil Duchesnay (FRA)
March 14 Ice Pairs Championship at Munich won by N Mishkutenok and A Dmitriev
March 14 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Munich won by Kurt Browning (CAN)
March 15 4 LA police are charged with beating Rodney King
March 15 Sergei Bubka pole vaults record 20'
March 15 Territories of Amapa and Roraima become states in Brazil
March 16 7 of Reba McEntire band members are killed in a plane crash
March 16 Members of Irish Gay and Lesbian Organization march in New York City parade
March 16 New Jersey Net coach Bill Fitch is 4th coach to win 800 NBA games
March 16 New York Lotto pays $33.3 million to one winner, with the numbers 18-21-32-33-35-38
March 16 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Munich won by Kristi Yamaguchi
March 17 9 of 15 Soviet reps officially approve new union treaty
March 17 Irish Lesbians and Gays march in St. Patrick Day parade
March 17 John Robin Baitz' "Substance of Fire," premieres in New York City
March 17 New Jersey raises turnpike tolls 70%
March 17 Penny Hammel wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International
March 18 Apple computer head Steve Jobs weds Laurene Powell
March 18 Mike Tyson beats Razor Ruddock in the 7th round
March 18 Philadelphia '76ers retires Wilt Chamberlain's #13 jersey
March 18 Reggie Miller (Indiana) ends NBA free throw streak of 52 games
March 19 Kansas City Royals announce they are putting Bo Jackson on waivers
March 19 NFL owners strip Phoenix of 1993 Super Bowl game due to Arizona not recognizing Martin Luther King Day
March 19 Sacramento Kings set NBA record of 29 consecutive road loses
March 19 St. Louis Blue Brett Hull is 3rd NHLer to score 80 goals in a season
March 20 Court awards Peggy Lee $3 million in suit against Disney
March 20 Michael Jackson signs $65M 6 album deal with Sony records
March 20 Supreme Court rules unanimously employers can't exclude women from jobs where exposure to toxic chemicals could potentially damage fetus
March 20 U.S. forgives $2 billion in loans to Poland
March 21 27 lost at sea when 2 U.S. Navy anti-submarine planes collide
March 21 Largest wrestling crowd in Japan (64,500) at Tokyo Dome
March 21 Tatsumi Fujinami beats Ric Flair for NWA wrestling championship
March 21 U.N. Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq
March 22 Law enforcement officers raid fraternities at University of Virginia seizing drugs
March 22 New York Daily News begins using motto "Forward with NY"
March 22 Pamela Smart (High School teacher) found guilty in New Hampshire of manipulating her student-lover to kill her husband
March 23 1st World League of American Football games, London beats Frankfurt 24-11, Sacramento beats Raleigh-Dur 9-3 and Mont beats Birmingham 20-5
March 23 20 Tornadoes kill 5 in Tennessee
March 23 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.12m)
March 24 11th Golden Raspberry Awards: Ford Fairlane and Ghosts Can't Do It wins
March 24 Banks reopen in liberated Kuwait
March 24 Barcelona Dragons beat NY/New Jersey Knights 19-7 in their 1st WLAF game
March 24 Danielle Ammaccapane wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament
March 24 "Les Miserables," opens at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago
March 24 New York Yankees beat New York Mets, 9-3
March 24 Wrestlemania VII in LA, Hulk Hogan pins Sergeant Slaughter
March 25 63rd Academy Awards - "Dance with Wolves," Kathy Bates and J Irons win
March 25 Allan Border takes 5-68 vs. WI at Bourda (!), Georgetown
March 26 Fuel pipe explodes under 58th street and Lexington Ave, New York City
March 26 Marc Camoletti's "Don't Dress for Dinner," premieres in London
March 26 Orlando Thunder beats San Antonio Riders in their 1st WLAF game 35-34
March 26 Victoria beat NSW by 7 wickets to win Sheffield Shield Final
March 27 NCAA bans University of Minnesota football team from postseason play in 1992
March 27 New Kid Donnie Wahlberg, arrested on arson charges in Kentucky
March 27 Scotty Bowman and Neil Armstrong elected to NHL Hall of Fame
March 28 Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough's son
March 30 1st exhibition baseball games at Joe Robbie Stadium (Yankees-Orioles)
March 30 Last issue of Dutch Newspaper "Vroe Folk" (Free People)
March 30 Northern Michigan wins its 1st NCAA hockey title
March 30 PBA National Championship Won by Mike Miller
March 30 "Speed of Darkness" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 36 performances
March 31 10th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Tennessee beats Virginia 70-67
March 31 20th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott
March 31 Albania offers 1st multi-party election in 50 years
March 31 Danny Bonaduce attacks a transvestite prostitute in Phoenix Az
March 31 Georgian SSR votes on whether to remain in the Soviet Union
March 31 Musical "Will Rogers Follies," premieres in New York City
March 31 Soviet Republic of Georgia endorsed independence, Warsaw Pact dissolves
March 31 St. Louis Blues Brett Hull scores his 86th goal
April 1 53rd NCAA Mens Basketball Champion: Duke Bluedevils beats Kansas 72-65
April 1 Dwight Goodin signs $5.15 million 3 year contract with New York Mets
April 1 Iran releases British hostage Roger Cooper after 5 years
April 1 Supreme Court rules jurors can't be barred from serving due to race
April 1 U.S. minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $4.25 per hour
April 2 Rotterdam Daily Newspaper begins publishing
April 3 12th Emmy Sports Award presentation
April 3 Bo Jackson signs 1-year contract with Chicago White Sox
April 3 "Penn and Teller - Refrigerator Tour" opens at Eugene O'Neill New York City
April 3 Thomas Bos skates world record 3 km (3:65.16)
April 3 U.N. Security Council adopts Gulf War truce resolution
April 4 "Lucifer's Child" opens at Music Box Theater New York City for 28 performances
April 5 Joe Dumaars (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games
April 5 Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan
April 5 Southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23
April 5 Space Shuttle STS-37, Atlantis 8, launched
April 5 U.S. begins air drops to Kurd refugees in Northern Iraq
April 6 Argentine soocer star Diego Maradona suspended for 15 month by Italian League for testing positive for cocaine use
April 6 Former child actor Adam Rich arrested for breaking into a pharmacy
April 6 New York - New Jersey Knights 1st home game (Giant Stadium) lose to Frankfurt 27-17
April 6 Subhana, becomes 1st Australian woman to become a Zen teacher
April 7 3rd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus
April 7 "Big Love" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 41 performances
April 7 Chris Johnson wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
April 7 Compton Gamma Ray Observatory orbits Earth
April 7 George Washington Bridge raises toll from $3.00 to $4.00
April 7 "Shadowlands" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City after 169 performances
April 7 Wrestlemania VII scheduled in LA, actually performed 03/24
April 8 "I Hate Hamlet" opens at Walter Kerr Theater New York City for 88 performances
April 8 Jockey, Bill Shoemaker, paralyzed in a car accident
April 8 Major league umpires and baseball reach a 4-year agreement
April 8 Michael Landon announces he has inoperable cancer of pancreas
April 8 Oakland A's stadium becomes 1st outdoor arena to ban smoking
April 9 Date of Microsoft MS DOS 5.0
April 9 Georgia SSR votes to secede from U.S.S.R.
April 10 Boat rams a tanker in Livorno Italy fog, killing about 138
April 10 Last automat (coin operated cafeteria) closes (3rd and 42nd St, New York City)
April 10 Los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky scores NHL record 93rd playoff goal
April 10 Martin Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:52.51)
April 11 "Miss Saigon," opens at Broadway Theater New York City
April 11 New York City's Museum of Broadcasting becomes "Museum of Radio and Television"
April 11 Space Shuttle STS-37, Atlantis 8, lands
April 11 U.N. Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration
April 12 2,500th episode of Entertainment Tonight airs
April 12 Nepalese Congress party wins general elections
April 12 U.S. announces closing of 31 major U.S. military bases
April 13 BPAA U.S. Open by Pete Weber
April 14 55th Golf Masters Championship: Ian Woosnam wins, shooting a 277
April 14 Chicago Blackhawks becomes 1st NHL regular season champion in 20 years to lose in 1st round of the playoffs (To Minnesota North Stars)
April 14 "Mule Bone" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater New York City after 67 performances
April 14 "Oh, Kay!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City
April 15 20th Boston Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil of Poland in 2:24:18
April 15 95th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:11:06
April 15 East-Europe Bank forms in London
April 15 Europe foreign ministers lift most remaining sanctions against South Africa
April 15 Former child actor Adam Rich charged with burglary
April 15 Magic Johnson sets NBA record for career assistswith 9,898
April 15 Maximum New York State unemployment benefits raised to $280 per week
April 15 Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road
April 15 "Secret Garden" opens at St. James Theater New York City for 706 performances
April 15 Ton Sijbrands improves world record blind checker games (15 wins)
April 16 M Leander and E Seago's musical "Matador," premieres in London
April 16 St. Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7
April 17 Dow Jones closes above 3,000 for 1st time (3,004.46)
April 17 Railroad workers go on strike in U.S.
April 18 Census Bureau said it failed to count up to 63 million in 1990 census
April 18 Congress ends railroad worker 1 day strike
April 18 John Stockton breaks his own NBA season assist record at 1,136
April 19 Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
April 19 Greyhound Bus posts $195 million loss for 1990
April 20 1st non stop flight Schiphol-Flamingo airport Bonaire
April 20 "Les Miserables," opens at Odense Teater, Odense
April 20 Mark Lenzi is 1st diver to score 100 pts on a dive (101.85)
April 20 Raghib "Rocket" Ismael signs with Toronto Argonauts for $26.2 million
April 21 52nd PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus
April 21 Greatest extra-inning comeback, Pitts scores 6 in bottom of 11th erasing 5 run Cub lead, Pirates also trailed 7-2 in bottom of 9th
April 21 Jakov Tolstikov wins 4th World Cup marathon (2:09:17)
April 21 Rosa Mota wins 4th World Cup female marathon (2:26:14)
April 22 Earthquake strikes Costa Rica and Panama, kills 95
April 22 Frank Thomas is 1st White Sox to homer at new Comiskey Park
April 22 Intel releases 486SX chip
April 22 Johnny Carson announces he will retire next year from Tonight Show
April 22 Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn and Queens
April 23 Bjorn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after 8 year lay off
April 23 Gordon Greenidge scores 223 vs. Aus, his last Test Cricket knock at home
April 23 U.S.S.R. grants republics right to secede under certain conditions
April 24 26th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks
April 25 Designer Mary McFadden (52) announces divorce of Kohie Yohannan (23)
April 25 "Grand Hotel" closes at Beck Theater New York City after 1018 performances
April 25 Lisa Olson brings suit against NFL New England Patriots for sexual harassment
April 25 Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman's musical premieres in New York City
April 26 23 killed in Kansas and Oklahoma by tornadoes
April 26 "Dinosaurs" premieres on ABC-TV
April 26 Soccer star Diego Maradona, suspended for using cocaine, arrested in Argentina for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics
April 27 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by David Ozio
April 27 "Lucifer's Child" closes at Music Box Theater New York City after 28 performances
April 28 "Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 105 performances
April 28 Space Shuttle STS-39 (Discovery 12) launched
April 28 "Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 78 performances
April 29 Croatia declares independence
April 29 Cyclone strikes Bangladesh, 139,000 die/10 million homeless
April 29 Earthquake in Georgia, kills 100
April 29 "Our Country's Good" opens at Nederlander Theater New York City for 48 performances
April 30 In Bangladesh a cyclone killed over 131,000 and left 9 million homeless
May 1 A's Rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base vs Yankees
May 1 Actor Robert Duvall weds Sharon Brophy
May 1 Angola's civil war ends
May 1 Last day of Test cricket for Gordon Greenidge
May 1 Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs, 10-9, in 19 innings
May 1 Nolan Ryan pitches his 7th no-hitter, beating Toronto
May 1 Rickey Henderson breaks Lou Brocks record with his 939th steal
May 1 Texas Ranger Nolan Ryan pitches record 7th no hitter (beats Toronto 3-0)
May 1 "Will Rogers Follies" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 983 performances
May 2 Pope John Paul II's encyclical on Centesimus annus
May 3 356th and final episode of CBS 2nd longest running series Dallas, 2nd only to Gunsmoke
May 3 Andy Williams weds Debbie Hass
May 4 117th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley aboard Strike the Gold wins in 2:03
May 4 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Doug Kent
May 4 Actress Sharon Gless and producer Barney Rosenzeig wed
May 4 Indians' Chris James sets club record for most RBIs in a game (9)
May 4 Mo Udall, Representative-D-Arizona, resigns due to Parkinson disease
May 4 New York Mets M Sasser and Mark Carreon are 8th to hit consecutive pinch home runs
May 4 President Bush is hospitalized for erratic heartbeat
May 5 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
May 6 Phillie Lenny Dykstra slams his sports car into 2 trees
May 6 Seppo Raty of Finland sets javelin record to 301' 9"
May 6 Space Shuttle STS-39 (Discovery 12) lands
May 7 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
May 7 Haryana beat Bombay in the Ranji Cricket Trophy final by 2 runs
May 8 CIA director William H. Webster resigns
May 9 Italian actress Laura Antonelli found guilty of cocaine possession
May 9 Michael Landon appears on Tonight Show to talk about his cancer
May 10 Oakland A's Jose Canseco is seen leaving Madonna's apt
May 12 A new cancer drug is announced, which can only be found in bark of a rare tree in the Pacific Northwest
May 12 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic
May 13 Apple releases Macintosh System 7.0
May 13 "Michael Jackson: Magic and Madness" goes on sale
May 13 South African activist Winnie Mandela convicted of abducting 4 blacks
May 13 Yankee Stadium fans sing "Like a Virgin" to Jose Canseco
May 14 42 die in a train collision is Japan
May 14 Robert M. Gates becomes head of CIA
May 14 Winnie Mandela sentenced to 6 years for complicity in kidnapping and beating of four youths, one of whom died, She is freed pending appeal
May 14 World's Largest Burrito created at 1,126 lbs
May 15 Defense releases docs claiming Noriega is "CIA's man in Panama"
May 15 Edith Cresson becomes France's 1st female premier
May 15 Manchester United wins 31th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
May 15 Nepal premier Bhattarai resigns
May 15 President Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Baltimore Oriole game
May 15 Red Sox and White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)
May 16 Daily Planet fires cub reporter Jimmy Olson (Superman character)
May 16 Queen Elizabeth becomes 1st British monarch to address U.S. congress
May 17 Lupita Jones, 23, of Mexico, crowned 40th Miss Universe
May 18 117th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 1:54
May 18 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
May 18 U.S.S.R. launches 2 cosmonauts to MIR space station
May 19 "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" closes at Shubert New York City after 225 performances
May 19 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic
May 19 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Centel Senior Golf Challenge
May 19 Willy T. Ribbs becomes 1st black driver to make Indianapolis 500
May 20 Chicago Bull Michael Jordan, named NBA's MVP
May 20 Jeff Reardon gains his 300th career save
May 20 Soviet parliament approves law allowing citizens to travel abroad
May 21 Ethiopia's Marxist president (Mengistu Haile Mariam) resigns
May 22 Inter Milan wins 20th UEFA Cup at Rome
May 22 NFL Owners agree to add 2 teams in 1994
May 22 Roh Jai Bong resigns as premier of South Korea
May 23 Last Cubans troops leave Angola
May 23 Phillie Tommy Greene no-hits Mont Expos, 2-0
May 23 San Diego Sockers win 4th consecutive Major Soccer League championship
May 23 U.S. Supreme Court bars subsidized clinics from discussing abortion
May 25 Israel evacuates 14,000 Ethiopian Jews
May 25 "People Are Still Having Sex," by LaTour hits #35
May 25 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Minnesota North Star, 4 games to 2
May 26 Betsy King wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
May 27 Austrian Boeing 767-300 explodes at Bangkok, 223 die
May 28 Ethiopian rebels seize Addis Ababa
May 29 Crevena Zvezda wins 36th Europe Cup I
May 29 "Les Miserables," opens at ACTEA Theatre, Auckland New Zealand
May 30 64th National Spelling Bee: Joanne Lagatta wins spelling antipyretic
May 30 Arturo Barrios runs world record one-hour distance (21,096 km)
May 30 Supreme Court rules prosecutors can be sued for legal advice they give police and can be held accountable
May 31 Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia
May 31 Sides in Angola sign a treaty ending 16 year civil war
June 1 Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time in 600 years
June 1 Roseanne Arnold and Tom Arnold wed again, they divorced later
June 1 Warsaw Pact officially dissolves
June 2 45th Tony Awards: Lost in Yonkers and Will Rogers Follies win
June 2 4th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
June 2 Rosie Jones wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
June 2 Seppo Raty of Finland improves his world javelin record to 318' 1"
June 2 Three Andrettis finished 1-2-3 in the Miller 200 at Wisconsin
June 3 Mount Unzen erupts in Japan, worst eruption in Japanese history
June 3 New York Yankees selected 19-year-old Brien Taylor, #1 in amateur draft
June 3 Thomas Hearns captures WBA light-heavyweight title
June 4 1st post WW II non-communist government in Albania
June 4 Lesbian priest Elizabeth Carl is ordained in Episcopal Church
June 4 Pope John Paul II compares abortion with nazi murders
June 4 Robert Strauss becomes U.S. ambassador to Soviet Union
June 5 Lesbian priest Elizabeth Carl ordained in Episcopal Church
June 5 Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize
June 5 Space Shuttle STS-40 (Columbia 12) launched
June 6 Albert Belle is shipped to minors for not running out a ground ball
June 6 Dana Plato receives 6 yr suspended sentence for robbing a video store
June 6 NBC announces Jay Leno will replace Johnny Carson on May 25, 1992
June 6 Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, vs. West Indies at Headingley
June 7 Singer Jimmy Osmond weds Michelle Larson
June 8 123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28
June 8 61st French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A S Vicario (63 64)
June 8 College World Series: Louisiana State defeats Wichita State 6-3
June 8 Former New York Jet Mark Gastineau wins 1st pro boxing fight in 12 seconds
June 8 "Our Country's Good" closes at Nederlander Theater New York City after 48 performances
June 8 Victory parade held in Washington D.C., Persian Gulf War
June 8 Warren Schutte, is 1st non American to win NCAA Div 1 golf title
June 9 61st French Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats A Agassi (36 64 26 61 64)
June 9 9th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jim Albus
June 9 Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa
June 9 Jack La Lanne, 76, arrested for suspicion of DWI
June 9 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
June 9 WLAF 1st world bowl London Monarchs defeat Barlecona Dragons 21-0
June 10 25th Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton
June 10 Mother of All Parades - New York City welcomes desert storm troops
June 10 South Florida and Denver picked for 1993 NL franchises
June 10 "Twin Peaks" airs on ABC-TV
June 11 Microsoft releases MS DOS 5.0
June 12 45th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 1
June 12 Boris Yelstin elected president of Russian Federation
June 12 Mount Pinatubo volcano on Philippines erupts
June 13 A spectator is killed by lightning at U.S. Open Golf tournament
June 13 NHL owners present contract to players, leads to Apr 1, 1992 strike
June 13 The National, 1st all-sports daily newspaper, ceases publication
June 14 Leroy Burrell of USA sets 100m record (9.90) in New York City
June 14 "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" opens
June 14 Space Shuttle STS-40 (Columbia 12) lands
June 15 Carolyn Tanny and Bob Trischel wed
June 15 Philippines volcano Mount Pinatubo erupts
June 16 91st U.S. Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 282 at Hazeline National Golf Club Minnesota
June 16 Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russian SSR
June 16 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
June 16 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Gershwin Theater New York City after 241 performances
June 16 Minnesota Twins win a team record 15 games in a row
June 16 New York City Mayor Dinkins declares "Joseph Doherty Week"
June 16 Otis Nixon steals NL record 6 bases in 1 day
June 16 With 3 runs in 9th, Baltimore ends Twins 15 game win streak 6-5
June 17 President Zachary Taylors body is exhumed to test how he died
June 17 South Africa abolishes last of its apartheid laws
June 18 Boris Yeltsin, president of Russia, arrives in U.S.
June 18 Mud storm in Antofagasta Chile, kills 80
June 18 San Francisco Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky's cancerous left arm is amputated
June 18 Yankee pitchers pick-off 3 Toronto Blue Jays
June 19 2 of Mia Farrow's daughters arrested for shoplifting lingerie
June 19 Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar surrenders to police
June 19 New York Yankee Steve Howe records his 1st major league save since 1987
June 21 Islanders Denis Potvan and Michael Bossy inducted into NHL Hall of Fame
June 21 Jorg Haider resigns as premier of Karinthia
June 21 New York Islanders Denis Potvin and Mike Bossy, elected to Hockey Hall of Fame
June 22 "I Hate Hamlet" closes at Walter Kerr Theater New York City after 88 performances
June 22 Quebec Nordiques pick Eric Lindros #1 at NHL entry draft
June 22 Underwater volcano, Mount Didicas, erupts in Philippines
June 23 Beth Daniel wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
June 23 Mazda becomes 1st Japanese car to capture Le Mans 24 hour race
June 23 "Odd Couple" opens and closes at Belasco Theater New York City
June 23 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Babalu Music"
June 24 NHL adopts instant-replay and tenth of second clock in final minute
June 25 Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles match at Wimbledon
June 25 Slovenia and Croatia declare independence from Yugoslavia
June 26 Amy Elizabeth Goodman, of California, crowned America's Junior Miss
June 26 ANC leader Nelson Mandela addresses congress
June 26 Charlotte Hornets make Larry Johnson of UNLV, NBA's #1 draft pick
June 26 "Getting Married" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 70 performances
June 27 Emmy 18th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 12th time
June 29 6.0 earthquake hits southern California
June 29 Britain's Nick Brown, 591st rank beats 10th-seeded Goran Ivanisevic 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in 2nd round at Wimbledon
June 29 "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon New York City after 216 performances
June 30 37th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Meg Mallon
July 2 Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St. Louis
July 3 Donald Trump gives Marla Maples a 7.45 karat diamond ring
July 3 Gateway Board of Trustees approve a 20-year lease with Cleveland Indians
July 5 Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins given final approval by owners
July 5 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
July 5 Lillian Cucuzza wins name Florida baseball team contest (Marlins)
July 6 98th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats G Sabatini (64 36 86)
July 7 105th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Michael Stich beats B Becker (64 76 64)
July 7 Alice Miller wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
July 7 Nolan Ryan possible 8th no-hitter ends in the 8th inning
July 8 Major league umpire Steve Palermo and former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann were shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed
July 8 Pittsburgh Pirate President Carl Barger becomes 1st President of Florida Marlins
July 9 62nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at SkyDome, Toronto
July 9 All star MVP: Cal Ripken, Jr. for the Baltimore Orioles
July 9 "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 7 performances
July 9 South Africa readmitted to Olympics
July 10 Boris Yeltsin sworn in as 1st elected president of Russian Rep
July 10 L'Express Airlines Beechcraft C-99 crashes in Alabama, killing 13
July 11 Calumet Farm, home to 8 Kentucky Derby winners, files bankruptcy
July 11 Nigerian DC-8 crashes near Saudi-Arabia, 261 die
July 11 Total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii
July 13 Bob Milacki and 3 other Baltimore Oriole pitchers no-hit A's 2-0
July 14 46th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Meg Mallon
July 14 Failed military coup in Mali
July 15 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
July 15 Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle is 1st woman to officiate a men's pro basketball (USBL) game, game between New Haven Skyhawks and Philadelphia Spirit
July 15 U.S. troops leave northern Iraq
July 18 Florida Marlins' logo unveiled
July 18 Mike Tyson meets Miss Black America contestants
July 19 Cal Ripken plays in his 1,500th consecutive game
July 19 With New York Yankee victory, 10 of 14 AL teams are at .500 or better
July 20 Kirk Cameron marries Growing Pains co-star Chelsea Noble in upstate New York
July 20 Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
July 21 120th British Golf Open: Ian Baker-Finch shoots 272 at Royal Birkdale
July 21 Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
July 21 Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, and Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York
July 21 Sharmell Sullivan (Gary, Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America
July 22 Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to killing 17 males in 1978
July 23 James Farentino of Dynasty arrested in Canada for cocaine possession
July 23 Rob Dibble back from 3-game suspension, is ejected for throwing at and hitting Cubs baserunner Doug Dascenzo Cubs win, 8-5
July 24 Ottawa Rough Riders Board of Directors resign
July 24 University of Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of solar system
July 25 Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (KLSX FM-97.1 Los Angeles)
July 25 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long treated for an apparent suicide attempt after he learned he tested positive for steroid use
July 25 Seattle Jay Buhner hits a 479' home run in Yankee Stadium
July 26 CFL assumes ownership of Ottawa Rough Riders
July 26 Expo's Mark Gardner no hits Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th
July 27 Rocker Jani Lane, Warrant-Cherry Pie, marries model Bobbie Brown
July 27 TV Guide publishes it's 2000th edition
July 28 12th U.S. Seniors Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
July 28 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
July 28 Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley
July 28 Dennis Martinez pitches the 15th perfect game in baseball history
July 28 "Gypsy" closes at Marquis Theater New York City after 105 performances
July 28 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Bay State Golf Classic
July 28 Miguel Indurain of Spain wins Tour de France bicycle race
July 29 1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium, Mets beat Cubs 6-0
July 29 Yankee Stadium fans throw cups and blowup dolls at Jose Canseco
July 30 MTV announces it will split into 3 channels in 1993
July 30 Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)
July 31 Russia and U.S. sign long range nuclear weapons reduction pact
July 31 Senate votes to allow women to fly combat aircraft
August 1 Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida
August 1 Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires
August 2 Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges
August 2 Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in Los Angeles
August 2 Mike Jeffcoat is 1st AL pitcher to get an RBI since 1972
August 2 Space shuttle STS-43 (Atlantis 9) launched
August 3 Giant Victory, driven by Jack Moiseyev, wins Hambletonian
August 3 Pan Am games open in Havana
August 4 1st time Seattle Mariners are 9 games over .500
August 4 Deb Richard wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
August 5 Sergeo Bubka of U.S.S.R. sets pole vault record (20'") in Malmo Sweden
August 6 Debbie Doom (U.S.) pitches 2nd consecutive perfect game in women's softball at the Pan American Games, beats Nicaragua, 8-0
August 7 Charles Austin breaks U.S. high jump record at 7'10 "
August 7 Court rules Manuel Noriega, may access some secret U.S. documents
August 7 Darrin Lewis hits his 1st major league home run
August 7 Manhattan Cable final day of amnesty to return illegal cable boxes
August 7 U.S. sets 400m relay record at 37.67 seconds
August 8 Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge
August 8 Shite Moslems release British hostage John McCarthy
August 8 With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
August 10 "Little Night Music" closes at New York State New York City after 7 performances
August 10 NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53
August 11 400,000 demonstrate for democracy in Madagascar, 31 killed
August 11 73rd PGA Championship: John Daly shoots a 276 at Crooked Stick Ind
August 11 Melissa Mcnamara wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
August 11 Shite Moslems release U.S. hostage Edward Tracy
August 11 Space shuttle STS-43 (Atlantis 9) lands
August 11 Wilson Alvarez hurls a no-hitter in his 1st big league start
August 12 Creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan
August 12 Last day in Test Cricket for Viv Richards, Dujon and Marshall
August 13 Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)
August 13 Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney versus England at Old Trafford
August 14 Comedian Jackie Mason marries his manager Jyll Rosenfeld (37)
August 14 Twins Dave Winfield is 23rd to hit 400 home run
August 15 750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park
August 15 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
August 16 Belgium census is 10,000,963 inhabitants
August 16 President Bush declares recession is near an end
August 17 Royals Warren Cromartie's 1st major league home run since 1983
August 18 Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
August 18 Hurricane Bob hits North Carolina with 115 MPH wind
August 18 Pan Am games closes in Havana
August 19 Hurricane Bob hits U.S.
August 19 Janajev and KGB coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev
August 19 Janel Bishop, 17, of New Hampshire, crowned 9th Miss Teen USA
August 20 Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
August 20 Estonia declares it's independence from U.S.S.R. itself independent
August 20 Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)
August 21 Communist coup is crushed in U.S.S.R. in 2 days
August 21 Latvia declares it's independence from U.S.S.R.
August 22 Krizstina Egerszegi swims world record 100 m backstroke (1:00.31)
August 24 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
August 24 Gorbachev resigns as head of U.S.S.R. Communist Party
August 24 Silky Stallone, wins the Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway
August 24 Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
August 24 Ukraine declares independence from U.S.S.R.
August 25 43rd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Cheers, Kirstie Alley and Patricia Wettig
August 25 91st U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Mitch Voges
August 25 Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds
August 25 Cubs Doug Dascenzo commits his 1st career error after 242 games
August 25 "Getting Married" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 70 performances
August 25 Krizstina Egerszegi swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.62)
August 25 Martha Nause wins LPGA Chicago Sun-Times Shoot-Out Golf Tournament
August 25 Norway and Denmark recognize independence of former U.S.S.R. Baltic reps
August 25 Wanda Panfil wins 3rd female world champion marathon (2:29:53)
August 26 Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
August 27 Moldavia declares independence from U.S.S.R.
August 28 Lexington Ave IRT subway train derails at Union Square, 5 die
August 28 Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher
August 29 John F. Kennedy, Jr. wins his 1st battle as an attorney
August 29 U.S.S.R. suspends Communist Party activities
August 30 Dan O'Brien sets U.S. decathalon record with 8,812 points
August 30 France beats U.S. by narrowest Ryder Cup margin - 14 to 13
August 30 Mike Powell of U.S., sets then long jump record at 29' 4 " (8.95m)
August 30 Tamil Tigers capture Sri Lanka poet Selvi
August 31 Houston quarterback David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3
August 31 Jan Berry (Jan and Dean) weds Gertie Filip
August 31 Richard J. Kerr, ends term as deputy director of CIA
August 31 Rockies bat out of order against Expos in 1st inning
August 31 William H. Webster, ends term as 14th director of CIA
September 1 Hiromi Taniguchi wins 3rd world championship marathon (2:14:57)
September 1 Richard J Kerr, serves as acting director of CIA
September 2 Jerry Lewis' 26th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,071,657
September 2 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
September 2 U.S. officially recognizes independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
September 4 "Most Happy Fella" opens at New York State Theater New York City
September 4 Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris home run record and determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings
September 4 Rte 35 Theater in Hazlit, last drive-in in New Jersey, closes
September 5 8th MTV Awards: REM
September 5 Actor John Travolta weds Kelly Preston
September 5 Nelson Mandela chosen president of South African ANC
September 5 U.S. trial of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega begins
September 6 33rd Walker Cup: U.S., 14-10
September 6 Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname
September 6 Soviet Union recognizes Estonian independence
September 6 U.S.S.R. recognizes independence of the 3 Baltic republics
September 7 105th U.S. Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova (76 61)
September 7 1st South African international competition in 25 years, gymnastics
September 7 Die Laughing wins Messenger Stakes
September 7 Harry Hamlin weds Nicollette Sheridan
September 7 Monica Seles (17) defeats Martina Navratilova (34) to win U.S. Open
September 7 Ty Detmer of Brigham Young passes NCAA record 11,606 yards
September 8 111th U.S. Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Jim Courier (62 64 60)
September 8 Buffalo Bill Jim Kelly passes for 6 touchdowns vs Pitts (52-34)
September 8 Macedonia votes for independence from Yugoslavia
September 8 Michelle Estill wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
September 9 Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland
September 10 Senate Committee begins hearings on Clarence Thomas' nomination
September 10 Yolanda Gail Devers runs U.S. female record 100m hurdles (12.48 seconds)
September 11 14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston
September 11 Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers and Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0
September 11 Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
September 11 "La Toya: Growing Up in The Jackson Family" goes on sale
September 11 New York Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium
September 12 Nolan Ryan's 4-3 victory over Twins is his 312th career win
September 12 Space shuttle STS-48 (Discovery 14) launched
September 13 55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium
September 13 Joe Carter is 1st to have 3 consec 100-RBI seasons with 3 differ teams
September 13 Joe Coleman 3rd 100 RBI season in a row 3 teams (Cleveland, San Diego and Toronto)
September 13 Kim Zmeskal is 1st American to win a medal at World Gymnastics Championships, she wins the gold with 39.848 pts
September 14 386 yards and scored 7 touchdowns as the Aztecs beat Pacific 55-34
September 14 Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Hawaii), 24, crowned 65th Miss America 1992
September 14 Freshman Marshall Faulk of San Diego State rushed for NCAA record
September 14 Magic Johnson weds Erieatha "Cookie" Kelly
September 14 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
September 15 19th du Maurier Golf Classic: Nancy Scranton
September 15 NBA star Magic Johnson marries Earletha "Cookie" Kelly
September 15 "Party Machine with Nia Peeples" final show
September 15 SD State freshman Marshall Faulk sets NCAA rushing record of 386 yards
September 15 U.S. women's gymnastics team win 1st World Championships medal (silver)
September 16 Atlanta's Otis Nixon suspended for rest of 1991 due to cocaine
September 16 Norm Charlton suspended for 7 days for intentionally hitting Steve Scioscia with a pitch
September 16 U.S. trial of Panamanian leader Noriega begins
September 17 4,355 turn out to see Expos play New York Mets at Shea Stadium
September 17 U.N. admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North and South Korea, Marshall Islands and Micronesia
September 18 John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians
September 18 NCAA places Tenn on 2 years probation for football recruting violations
September 18 Robert Helmick resigns as President of U.S. Olympic Committee
September 18 Space shuttle STS-48 (Discovery 14) lands
September 19 Precious Bunny wins the 46th Little Brown Jug
September 20 Lion's Terry Taylor reinstated after 1 year drug related suspension
September 21 Armenia votes on whether to remain in Soviet Union
September 21 USA Basketball announces "Dream Team" for the 1992 Olympics
September 22 ABN and AMRO Dutch banks merge
September 22 California University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public
September 22 Harry Gant wins NSACAR Goody's 500
September 22 Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory
September 22 Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
September 23 New York Islanders Mike Bossy and Denis Potvin inducted into NHL Hall of Fame
September 24 After 3 year reign as AL champs, A's are eliminated from AL West
September 24 Deion Sanders, left Braves July 31 to report to NFL Falcons, returns
September 24 "Good and Evil" and "Sibs" premieres on ABC TV
September 24 Robin Yount is 37th to hit 2,000 singles
September 25 "Good and Evil" premieres on ABC TV
September 25 Paramount at Madison Square Garden in New York City opens
September 26 2 year experimental Biosphere 2 in Oracle Arizona begins
September 27 1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St. Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (New York Islanders vs Boston Bruins)
September 27 President Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert
September 27 "Princesses" premieres on CBS TV
September 28 "Commish," debuts on ABC-TV
September 28 "Good Time" by Ziggy Marley and Melody Makers peaks at #85
September 28 "Love Of A Lifetime" by Firehouse peaks at #5
September 28 New York Yankees set record of 75 games without a complete pitched game
September 28 "Shiny Happy People" by REM peaks to #10
September 28 U.N. weapons inspectors ends 5-day standoff with Iraq
September 29 29th Ryder Cup: U.S. beats Europe, 14 -13 at Ocean Course (SC)
September 29 "My Own Private Idaho" premieres
September 29 Pat Bradley wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic
September 30 Reverend Jean Betrand Aristide ousted as president of Haiti
October 1 Howard Stern adds Baltimore to his radio network on WJFK-AM
October 2 Eric Lindros, refused to sign with Quebec Nordiques
October 2 Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches
October 2 Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title and becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans
October 3 25th Country Music Association Award:
October 4 NHL New York Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier
October 4 San Jose Sharks lose 4-3 to Vancouver Canucks in their 1st NHL game
October 4 Whiteland Janice, driven by Mike Lachance, wins Kentucky Futurity
October 5 Actor Ted Shackelford (Knots Landing) weds Annett Wolf
October 5 Carlos Huerta's NCAA record streak of successful points after a touchdown ends at 157
October 5 Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17
October 5 Military transport plane crashes at Djakarta, 133 dies
October 5 New Jersey Devils begin their 10th Anniversary with a 7-2 win over the Blues
October 5 U.S.S.R. reduces nuclear weapons arsenal
October 6 Elizabeth Taylor weds for 8th time (Larry Fortensky)
October 6 Meg Mallon wins LPGA Daikyo World Golf Championship
October 6 New York Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies
October 6 Orioles last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Detroit Tigers)
October 7 Child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing hypodermics
October 7 Law Professor Anita Hill accuses Supreme nominee Clarence Thomas of making sexually inappropriat comments to her
October 7 Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal and Cafe Lex in 9th race at Belmont, creating 2nd triple dead heat in New York thoroughbred racing history
October 9 Bush declares "total confidence" in nominee Clarence Thomas
October 9 "On Borrowed Time" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 99 performances
October 9 San Jose Sharks beat Calgary for their 1st NHL win, 4-3
October 10 Ex-postal worker Joseph Harris kills 4 postal workers
October 10 Greyhound Bus ends bankruptcy
October 10 U.S. cuts all foreign aid to Haiti
October 11 Anita Hill testifies Clarence Thomas sexually harrased her
October 11 Chip Beck ties PGA lowest 18 hole score of 59
October 11 Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart seen soliciting a prostitute
October 12 Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
October 12 Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
October 12 Statler Brothers Show premieres on TNN
October 12 Steven Spielberg weds Kate Capshaw
October 12 Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush
October 13 Actress Katey Segal suffers a miscarriage
October 13 Blue Jay Cito Gaston is 1st manager ejected in a playoff game
October 13 Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games
October 14 Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize
October 14 New York Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal
October 15 Clarence Thomas is confirmed as Supreme Court Justice
October 16 Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league's anti-drug agreement
October 16 George Jo Hennard, 35, kills 23 and himself and wounds 20 in Texas
October 16 U.S. Supreme Court begins to hear Joseph Doherty case
October 17 Angel Cordero is 3rd jockey to win 7,000 horse races
October 17 Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates for NL pennant in 7 games
October 17 News anchor Bree Walker Lampley files an FCC complaint that LA radio KFI-AM personally attacked her by discuss her having a disformed baby
October 17 Pitts Penguin Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring record with 1,053 career points (309 goals and 744 assists)
October 18 "Most Happy Fella" closes at New York State Theater New York City
October 18 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
October 19 Longest NCAA football game (3:52) as RI beats Maine 52-30 (6 OTs)
October 19 Lonnie Glieberman purchased Ottawa Rough Riders from CFL
October 20 6.1-7.1 earthquake in Uttar Kashi, India, about 670 die
October 20 Actress Lisa Hartman weds country singer Clint Black
October 20 "Andre Heller's Wonderhouse" opens at Broadhurst New York City for 9 performances
October 20 Formal opening ceremony of International One Mind Zen center in Crestone, Colorado
October 21 24 die in a fire in Oakland, California
October 21 Former California Governor Jerry Brown announces run for presidency
October 21 U.S. hostage Jesse Turner released from 5 years in captivity in Beirut
October 22 General Motors announces 9 month loss of $2.2 billion
October 23 Clarence Thomas, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
October 23 Dr. Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine kills 2 women
October 23 "Les Miserables," opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
October 24 "Dancing at Lughnasa" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 421 performances
October 24 Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
October 25 Aaqib Javed takes 7-37 in 10 overs vs. India in cric 1-dayer at Sharjah
October 27 "Andre Heller's Wonderhouse" closes at Broadhurst New York City after 9 performances
October 27 "Homecoming" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 49 performances
October 27 John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
October 27 Minn Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
October 29 Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as New York Yankee manager
October 30 Colombian government negotiate with M-19-guerrilla
October 30 Mark Sauer becomes CEO of Pittsburgh Pirates
October 30 Mid East peace conference begins in Madrid Spain
October 30 Singer Clint Black (34) weds actress Lisa Hartman (29)
October 31 Palestinians attend U.S. mideast peace talks in Madrid
November 1 New Dutch Regulations Traffic rules and Traffic signs enforced
November 2 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
November 2 Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
November 2 Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter and rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
November 3 21st New York City Women's Marathon won by Liz McColgan of Scotland in 2:27
November 3 22nd New York City Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28
November 3 Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)
November 4 Mid East peace conference ends in Madrid Spain
November 5 Kiichi Miyazawa elected premier of Japan
November 5 Richard J. Kerr, ends term as acting director of CIA
November 6 Grand duke Vladimir Kirillovitsj returns to St. Petersburg
November 6 Keck II, biggest telescope in use at Mauna Kea Hawaii
November 6 Maximus 2.0 BBS released
November 6 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin New York City for 32 performances
November 6 Robert M. Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA
November 6 Russian president Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party
November 7 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
November 7 "Brigadoon" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 12 performances
November 7 Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus and retires from Los Angeles Lakers
November 7 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" opens at Music Box New York City
November 8 Paul Coffey sets NHL defensman soring mark with 311th goal
November 9 Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
November 10 Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
November 10 Browns set club record for largest lead blown (led 23-0), Philadelphia 32-30
November 10 Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
November 10 Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert, 157 pro tennis tournament wins
November 10 Marty Glickman broadcasts his 1,000th football game
November 10 South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day vs. India
November 12 Atlanta Brave Tom Glavine wins NL Cy Young Award
November 12 "Full House" 100th episode-twins are born
November 12 Indonesian army shoots on funeral possession: 270-520 die
November 13 Bomb attack on Aad Kosto, Dutch social dem party - Assistant Secretary of state
November 13 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
November 14 Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV
November 14 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal and is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
November 15 Dow Jones avg drops 120.31 points (5th largest dive)
November 15 Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75 game
November 17 1st TV condom ad aired (FOX- TV)
November 17 "Brigadoon" closes at New York State Theater New York City after 12 performances
November 17 Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs Los Angeles Rams
November 18 Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations and is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92
November 18 France deports Marlon's daughter Cheyenne Brando to Tahiti
November 18 Moslem Shites release hostages Terry Waite and Thomas Sutherland
November 19 Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
November 20 Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP
November 21 Poet Maria Elene Cruz Varela arrested in Cuba
November 22 New York Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
November 23 A day before he dies, Freddie Mercury, 45, confirms he has AIDS
November 23 Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season and 15,031 for career
November 23 Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
November 23 Martin Lopez-Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:56.57)
November 23 Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games
November 23 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Lorrie Nichols
November 24 1st International flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)
November 24 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
November 24 After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21
November 24 Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year
November 24 Rachmon Nabijev elected President of Tadzjikistan
November 24 U.S. 75th manned space mission "STS-44" Atlantis 10 launched
November 26 Condoms are handed out to thousands of New York High School students
November 27 "Peter Pan" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 48 performances
November 27 Poet Maria Elene Cruz Varela sentenced to 2 years (Cuba)
November 27 Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ
November 29 Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, vs. Australia at the Gabba
November 29 TV show "Roc" has a gay wedding episode - Can't Help Loving that Man
November 30 1st world championship of women's soccer, U.S. defeats Norway 2-1
November 30 93 cars and 11 truck accident near San Francisco during a dust storm, 17 die
November 30 Rob Pilatus, 27, of Milli-Vanilli attempts suicide
November 30 San Diego State's Marshall Faulk is 1st freshman to capture national rushing and scoring titles
December 1 80th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Lyon (3-1)
December 1 AIDS awareness day
December 1 Colorado party wins Paraguay parliamentary election
December 1 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" closes at Gershwin New York City after 32 performances
December 1 Nursultan Nazarbayev sworn in as president of Kazakhstan
December 1 "Once on this Island" closes at Booth Theater New York City after 469 performances
December 1 U.S. 75th manned space mission "STS-44" Atlantis 10 lands
December 1 Ukrainian people vote for independence
December 2 Bobby Bonilla signs record $29 million-5 year pact with New York Mets
December 2 Muslim Shites release American held in Lebanon hostage Joseph Cicippio
December 3 Hulk Hogan defeats Undertaker to become 4th time WWF champion
December 3 Muslim Shites release U.S. hostage Alan Steen
December 3 White House Chief of Staff John Sununu resigns
December 4 Judds final concert (Nashville)
December 4 Muslim Shites release last U.S. hostage Terry Anderson (held 6 years)
December 4 Pan American World Airways ceased operations
December 5 "Catskills on Broadway" opens at Lunt-Fontanne New York City for 452 performances
December 5 Charles Keating, Jr. (Lincoln Savings and Loan fraud), found guilty
December 5 NY Daily News files for protection under chapter 11
December 6 "Les Miserables" opens at Circustheater, Scheveningen
December 6 "Star Trek VI-Undiscovered Country" premieres
December 7 A J Kitt, U.S., wins World Skiing Cup
December 8 "Homecoming" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 49 performances
December 8 Kris Tschetter/Billy Andrade wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
December 8 "Nick and Nora" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 9 performances
December 8 Russia, Belorussia and Ukraine form Commonwealth of Ind States
December 9 2nd Billboard Music Awards
December 10 "Crucible" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 32 performances
December 10 Howard Spira sentenced to 2 years in prison for trying to extort money from Yankees owner George Steinbrenner
December 10 IM Pei receives $5 million for design of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
December 10 Jackie Martling walks off of Howard Stern show for one day
December 12 Actor Richard Gere marries supermodel Cindy Crawford
December 12 Maastricht Treaty signed to create a European Community
December 12 New Jersey Nets set NBA record of 22 blocks beating Nuggets 121-81
December 12 Orion Pictures filed Chapter 11 for bankruptcy protection
December 12 Tampa Bay Bucaneer Dexter Manley, retires after failing drug test
December 13 Both Koreas sign an accord calling for reconcilliation
December 13 NY assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud
December 13 Ricky Pierce (Seattle) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games
December 14 57th Heisman Trophy Award: Desmond Howard, Michigan (WR)
December 14 Ferry boat Salem Express sinks in Red Sea, 476 killed
December 15 Deb Richard wins JBP Cup LPGA Match Play Golf Championship
December 15 "Nick and Nora" closes at Marquis Theater New York City after 9 performances
December 16 Florida Marlins sign their 1st player, 16 year old pitcher Clemente Nunez
December 16 U.N. reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote
December 17 Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heat 148-80, by record 68 pts
December 17 NBA's most lopsided game Cleveland beats Miami 148-80
December 17 Patrick Manning becomes premier of Trinidad and Tobago
December 17 Soap opera "One Life To Live" airs its 6,000th episode
December 18 DeForest Kelly (Dr. McCoy on Star Trek) gets a star in Hollywood
December 18 General Motors announces closing of 21 plants
December 19 6,000th episode of One Life To Live
December 19 Boris Yeltsin takes control of Kremlin
December 19 "Christmas Carol" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 14 performances
December 19 New York Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession
December 20 NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning and Ottawa Senators
December 20 Paul Keating installed as premier of Australia
December 21 95 share in Madrid Spain $1.3 billion lottery (#47996)
December 21 El Sayid Nosair acquitted of killing Meir Kahane
December 21 Soviet Union formally dissolves 11 of 12 republics sign treaty forming Commonwealth of Independent States
December 21 U.S. actress Jane Fonda marries CNN-director Ted Turner
December 23 NY Daily News publisher Kevin Maxwell resigns
December 25 Last day of a washout Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka at Gujranwala
December 25 Mikhail Gorbachev formally resigned as President of U.S.S.R.
December 26 Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years
December 26 Jack Ruby's gun sells for $220,000 in auction
December 26 Militant Sikhs kill 55 and wound 70 in India
December 26 New York Islander Derek King ties New Jersey Devils 5-5 with second left
December 27 Bengals hire Dave Shula as youngest NFL coach (32)
December 27 "Carol Burnett Show" last airs on CBS-TV
December 27 Chuck Knox retires as Seattle Seahawks coach
December 28 8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, New York City
December 28 Blockbuster Bowl 2: Alabama beats Colorado, 30-25
December 28 Irene the Icon of Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen
December 28 Ninibeth Beatriz Leal Jiminez, 20, of Venezuela, crowned 41st Miss World
December 28 Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of Year
December 29 12th United Negro College Fund
December 29 Boeing 747-200F of China Airlines crash into mountain at Taipei
December 29 "Christmas Carol" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City after 14 performances
December 31 CPN, Communist Party of Netherland, last day of existance
December 31 Daniel R McCarthy elected New York Yankee managing general partner
December 31 Dow Jones closes at record high 3168.83
December 31 J Donald Crump resigned as CFL Commissioner
December 31 U.S.S.R., last day of existence