What Happened on April 21st, 1992

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "High Rollers" opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway
  • Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill (a tidal strait separating Staten Island, New York City from mainland New Jersey, USA)
  • Robert Alton Harris is put to death in the California Gas Chamber for 3 murders.

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Harris, murderer, executed in Calif's gas chamber at 39
  • Vladimir K Romanov, Grand Duke/Rus pretender to the throne, dies at 74