What Happened on January 22, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Princess Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
  • Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
  • Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space

Famous Deaths

  • A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
  • Ali Amini, PM of Iran (1961-62), dies