What Happened on April 20, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs
  • 96th Boston Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 1st man in 2:08:14 and Olga Markova of Russia 1st woman in 2:23:43
  • All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium, London
  • Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain
  • Joan Lunden, breaks her left shoulder after being thrown from a horse

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner

Pop Star Madonna
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Famous Deaths

  • Benny Hill, comedian (Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Johnny Shines, American delta blues singer/guitarist, dies at 76