What Happened on April 16th, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Metro" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1st concrete is poured at new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
  • Afghan president Najibullah resigns
  • NY Rangers win team record 50th game
  • The Katina P runs aground off of Maputo, Mozambique. 60,000 tons of crude oil spill into the ocean.

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince S├ębastien of Luxembourg, Prince of Luxembourg

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Russell, drummer/vocalist (Your Hit Parade), dies of stroke at 72
  • Frank Killmond, dies at 58
  • Neville Brand, American actor (Stalag 17), dies of emphysema at 71