What Happened on April 13, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "2 Trains Running" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 160 performances
  • American Airlines reduce its 1st-class fares 20%-50%
  • Crystal Pepsi begins test marketing in Providence, Denver & Dallas
  • Great Chicago Flood - Chicago's underground tunnels flood
  • Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (NY Yanks 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yanks score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2
  • Lou Carnesecca retires as coach of St John's basketball team
  • Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Degerstedt, American actress
  • Jett Travolta, son of actors John Travolta & Kelly Preston (d. 2009)
  • Mohammad Amir, Pakistani cricket bowler (5-year ban for spot-fixing), born in Changa Bangial, Pakistan

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nelson Mandela announces he will seek divorce from Winnie

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Oulton, dies at 84
  • Wallace Stegner, novelist (Pulitzer 1972), dies at 84
  • Walter Stuart Surridge, cricketeer (Capt of Surrey), dies at 74