What Happened in March 1992

Historical Events

  • 1st "Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco NYC after 41 performances
  • 1st "Visit" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1st Jenny Thompson swims 100m freestyle world record (1:01.40)
  • 1st Nelson Diebel swims 100m freestyle US record (54.48 secs)
  • 2nd Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35)
  • 2nd Moldova joins the United Nations.
  • 3rd Gas explodes in coal mine at Zonguldak Turkey, 263 die

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3rd Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by NY Islanders

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

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3rd US President George Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to

US President George H. W. Bush
US President
George H. W. Bush
  • 3rd Charges are filed in Florida against NY Mets Darryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden of rape (dropped in April)
  • 3rd Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina established.
  • 5th Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks
  • 6th Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
  • 6th The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
  • 6th Founding of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.
  • 7th Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78)
  • 8th Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
  • 10th 6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole, Color Me Badd win
  • 10th Sandra Seuser/Katrin Schreiter/Annet Hesselbarth/Grit Breuer walk female indoor world record 4x400m (3:27.22)
  • 12th Mauritius becomes a republic while remaining a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 13th FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12)

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13th Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 13th An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey.
  • 14th Farm Aid V
  • 14th NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused of rape
  • 14th Soviet newspaper "Pravda" suspends publication
  • 15th Brandie Burton wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
  • 15th UN officially embarks on its largest peacekeeping operation
  • 15th 39th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #1 Duke beats #20 North Carolina, 94-74
  • 15th 33rd SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Alabama, 80-54
  • 15th 13th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Georgetown, 56-54
  • 16th Matt Keough, in the dugout, is hit flush in the head by a batted ball
  • 17th "Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 performances

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17th 18th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV)

Actress Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
Actor Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
  • 17th 28 killed in truck bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Arg
  • 17th De Klerk wins a white only referendum
  • 17th Islamic Jihad truck bombs Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires killing 29
  • 17th Russian manned space craft TM-14, launches into orbit
  • 18th "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 38 perf

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18th Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Singer Donna Summer
Donna Summer
  • 18th Leona Helmsley sentence to 4 years for tax evasion
  • 18th Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury
  • 19th "Master Builder" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 19th Britain's Prince Andrew & Sarah, Duchess of York, announce separation
  • 20th Janice Pennington is awarded $1.3M for accident on Price is Right set
  • 20th Noriega's wife Felicidad arrested for stealing buttons from dresses
  • 21st 2nd WLAF season begins
  • 21st Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul NZ in exciting World Cup semi
  • 22nd "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 22nd Danielle Ammaccapane wins Standard Register Ping Golf Championship
  • 22nd England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
  • 22nd Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner
  • 22nd US Air NY to Cleveland crashes on take off at LaGuardia, 27 die
  • 23rd Florida Marlins begin selling tickets

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24th "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 24th Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
  • 24th Sudanese Boeing 707 crashes on mountain Hymettos at Athens: 5-6 die
  • 24th 1st Belgium in the space, Dirk Frimout on Atlantis Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
  • 25th British scientists find new largest perfect # (2 756839 -1 * 2 756839)
  • 25th Imran Khan scores 72 & takes 1-43 off 6 2 overs in last ODI
  • 25th Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup
  • 25th Russian manned space craft TM-14, lands
  • 25th Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returns to Earth after a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station.

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26th Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 26th NHL NY Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years
  • 27th Bruce Springsteen releases "Human Touch" & "Lucky Town"
  • 28th 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
  • 28th Ann Transon runs female world record 50k (3:35:31)
  • 28th PBA National Championship Won by Eric Forkel
  • 29th "Conversations with My Father" opens at Royale NYC for 462 performances
  • 29th 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: Hudson Hawk wins
  • 29th 21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie
  • 29th Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father" premieres in NYC
  • 29th Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova & Ponomarenko (CIS)
  • 29th Ice Pairs Championship at Oakland won by Mishuktienok & Dmitriev (CIS)
  • 29th Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)
  • 29th Men's Figure Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS)
  • 29th NCAA Basketball Women's Championship at Kemper Arena, KC

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30th 64th Academy Awards - "The Silence of the Lambs", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win

  • 30th CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute"
  • 30th Man accidentally backs in A's Jose Canseco's $225,000 Lamborghini
  • 30th P J Patterson, resigns as 6th PM of Jamaica
  • 30th WNSR-FM (105.1) changes callsign to WMXV-FM (NYC)
  • 31st Delhi beat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
  • 31st UN Security Council voted to ban flights & arms sales to Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • 4th Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, daughter of Albert II, Prince of Monaco
  • 6th Momoko Tsugunaga, Japanese singer
  • 7th Bel Powley, English Actress
  • 8th Charlie Ray, American actress
  • 10th Emily Osment, American actress and singer
  • 17th John Boyaga, English actor (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), born in London
  • 19th Henry & Angus Bernsen, twin sons of Corbin Bernsen & Amanda Pays
  • 22nd Luke Freeman, English footballer
  • 24th Thomas Law, English actor

Famous Weddings

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12th Actress Annette Bening (33) weds actor Warren Beatty (54)

  • 22nd Record producer Lou Adler weds Paige Hannah (Daryl's sister)

Famous Deaths

  • 3rd Robert Beatty, actor (Odd Man Out), dies at 82
  • 3rd Sandy Dennis, actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
  • 3rd Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72
  • 4th Arthur Babbitt, animator (Mr Magoo, Goofy), die at 84 of heart failure
  • 4th C Meijer, Dutch editor in chief (Typhoon), dies
  • 4th Christian K Nelson, inventor (Eskimo Pie), dies at 98
  • 4th Mary Osborne, jazz guitarist, dies at 70 of liver cancer
  • 4th Nestor Almendros, Spanish/US cameraman (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 61
  • 5th Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
  • 5th Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
  • 6th Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
  • 6th Emmy Huf, Dutch cabaret performer/writer (I Want Warm Meat), dies
  • 6th Maria Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Mirror Palace), dies at 83
  • 8th Red Callender, US jazz bassist (Unfinished dream), dies at 76
  • 9th Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • 9th Jack McEdward, asst dir (Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell), dies at 94
  • 9th James Brooks, US mural painter (Flight, La Guardia NY), dies at 85

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9th Menachem Begin, PM Israel (1977-80, 81-83, Nobel 1979), dies at 85

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • 10th Roy Holmer Wallack, dies of pneumonia at 64
  • 10th Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • 11th David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
  • 11th Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48
  • 11th Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79
  • 12th Barbara Morrison, actress (Proj Moonbase), dies of heart failure at 84
  • 12th Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking), dies at 70
  • 12th Ida Oosterbaan, Dutch founder (Women Action Committee), dies
  • 12th Karel Poons, father of Paul Deen, dies
  • 12th Philippe Soupault, writer, dies
  • 12th Salvo Lima, mayor (Palermo)/MP (chr-dem), murdered
  • 13th Clarence Wright, singer, dies at 84
  • 13th Hans Redeker, Dutch art critic (Algemeen Handelsblad), dies
  • 14th C V Wood Jr, theme park developer (Disneyland), dies of cancer at 71
  • 14th Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (La Cage aux Folles), dies at 65
  • 14th Ralph James, actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies at 67
  • 14th Steven Brian Pennell, 1st execution in Delaware in 45 years at 34
  • 15th Helen Deutsch, screenwriter, dies of natural causes
  • 15th Jack Washburn, actor (Black Orchid), dies after long illness at 64
  • 15th Vanessa Lee, actress (Split), dies at 71
  • 16th Renzhong Weangn, China politician (1934-45), dies
  • 16th Yves Rocard, French physicist (b. 1903)
  • 17th Charles Rea, British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69
  • 17th George Lovi, US columnist (Sky & Telescope's "Ramblings"), dies
  • 17th Grace Stafford Lantz, cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87
  • 17th Jack Arnold, actor/dir (Sid Caeser Special, Emmy 1967), dies at 75
  • 18th Cornelis B Vaandrager, [C Vaan], poet (Giant of Rotterdam), dies at 56
  • 19th Cesare Danova, actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas), dies at 66
  • 20th Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
  • 20th Frank Westbrook, dancer/choreographer, dies at 82
  • 20th Georges Delerue, French composer (Hiroshima, My Love), dies at 67
  • 21st John Ireland, actor (Rawhide), dies of leukemia at 78
  • 21st Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
  • 23rd Friedrich A von Hayek, British economist (Road to Serfdom), dies at 92
  • 25th Nancy Walker, American actress (Ida Morgenstern-Rhoda), dies of cancer at 69
  • 26th Barbara Frum, Canadian journalist (b. 1937)
  • 27th Anita Colby, US model/actress/author (Pepsi Coke), dies at 77
  • 27th Easley Blackwood, expert bridge player, dies at 89
  • 27th Gerry Duggan, dies at 82
  • 27th James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68), dies at 84
  • 27th Martin Engelman, Dutch cartoonist/painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 28th Wendell Mayes, writer, dies of cancer at 72
  • 29th Earl Spencer, father of Lady Diana, dies at 68

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29th Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84

  • 30th Art Hannes, announcer, dies of a respiratory ailment at 72
  • 30th Luigi De Laurentiis, Italian producer (Toto, Macaroni), dies
  • 30th Manolis Andronikos, Greek archeologist, professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (b. 1919)
  • 30th Manolis Andronicos, Greek archaeologist who discovered ancient royal Macedonian tombs in northern Greece, dies at 72