What Happened on August 23rd, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
  • Kris Tschetter wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
  • Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress

Famous Deaths

  • Malcolm Atterbury, actor (7 Days in May, Wild River), dies at 85
  • Virginia Sale-Wren, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 92
  • Wayne McLaren, Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51