What Happened on November 5, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Show Off" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Bobby Fisher beats Boris Spassky to with Chess title in Belgrade

Famous Deaths

  • Arpad E Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies
  • Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (Oort Cloud), dies at 92