What Happened on July 27, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Rep National Convention
  • Dimitri Lepikov, Vladimir Pychenko, Veniamin Taianovitch & Evgueni Sadovyi swim world record 4x200m freestyle (7:11.95)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela says a general strike will go ahead to protest for the removal of South African President F. W. de Klerk from power and for free elections

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk

Famous Deaths

  • Jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
  • Max Dupain, Australian photographer (b. 1911)