What Happened on May 9, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 37th Eurovision Song Contest: Linda Martin for Ireland wins singing "Why Me" in Malmo
  • America Cup finals begin in San Diego
  • Armenian forces capture Shusha, marking a major turning point in the Karabakh War.
  • Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
  • Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe
  • Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial dedicated in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300 yr anniversary of trials

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Tyrell [Red Baron], British air acrobat, dies in an accident