What Happened in 1992 (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 944

  • Jun 18 Tampa Bay Lightning make goalie Wendell Young their 1st draft
  • Jun 19 "Batman Returns" is released in USA movie theatres

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 19 Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Jun 19 Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa is shot twice in NYC
  • Jun 19 Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South-Africa
  • Jun 19 NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 19 "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released

  • Jun 20 Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Balt Orioles)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 20 Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Washington Capitals to the Detroit Red Wings

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • Jun 21 92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach GL Calif
  • Jun 21 Danielle Ammaccapan wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 21 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb

Cricketer Ian Botham
Ian Botham

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 2 skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg identified as Tsar Nicholas II & Tsarina Alexandra

  • Jun 22 Supreme Court rules "hate crime" laws violated free-speech rights
  • Jun 23 "Tin Bigha Day" protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh
  • Jun 23 Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time
  • Jun 23 Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 24 Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • Jun 24 Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
  • Jun 24 Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 24 John Gotti begins life sentence in jail

Gangster John Gotti
John Gotti
  • Jun 25 "Les Miserables" opens at Vinorhady Theatre, Prague
  • Jun 25 Alexanders Department store closes all 11 stores
  • Jun 25 STS 50 launches (Columbia)
  • Jun 26 India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh
  • Jun 26 NYC's MTA votes to ban cigarette ads on Jan 1, 1993
  • Jun 26 Supreme Court rules fund soliciting can be banned at airports
  • Jun 26 Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship
  • Jun 26 UEFA European Championship: Denmark defeat Germany 2-0 in Gothenburg
  • Jun 27 "57 Channels (and Nothin' on)" by Bruce Springsteen peaks at #68
  • Jun 27 193rd ranked Andrei Olhovsky defeats #1 seed Jim Courier at Wimbledon
  • Jun 27 Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault & eliminated from Olympics decathlon
  • Jun 27 Daryl Gates retires as LA police chief
  • Jun 28 "Chinese Coffee" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • Jun 28 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
  • Jun 28 Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
  • Jun 28 Italian government of Amato forms
  • Jun 28 LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down
  • Jun 28 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • Jun 28 US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57
  • Jun 28 The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
  • Jun 29 "Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Jun 29 2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern Calif
  • Jun 29 A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros
  • Jun 29 Algerian head of state, Mohamed Boudiaf, is assassinated by military officers during a public speech at the opening of a cultural center in Annaba
  • Jun 30 1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC)
  • Jun 30 Fidel Ramos installed as president of Philippines
  • Jun 30 Total solar eclipse in Uruguay (5m21s)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 30 Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jun 30 South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Jul 1 6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles
  • Jul 1 Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria
  • Jul 1 Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming
  • Jul 2 Braniff Airlines goes out of business
  • Jul 3 Thirty-one years after being expelled, South Africa has its FIFA membership reinstated

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 99th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (6-2 6-1)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Jul 4 John Phillips, rocker (Mamas & Papas), undergoes a liver transplant
  • Jul 5 106th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Agassi beats Ivanisevic (67 64 64 16 64)
  • Jul 5 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 5 Sixto Durán Ballén elected president of Ecuador
  • Jul 6 Fay Vincent institutes plans to realign NL
  • Jul 7 South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match
  • Jul 8 Florida Marlins unveil their uniform
  • Jul 8 Thomas Klestil installed as president of Austria
  • Jul 8 Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe creates the office of High Commissioner on National Minorities.
  • Jul 9 Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • Jul 9 Space Shuttle STS 50 (Columbia 13) lands
  • Jul 10 John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners
  • Jul 10 Spaceship Giotto (Halley 1986) approaches comet Grigg-Skjellerup
  • Jul 10 SuriPop VII, Suriname Popular Song Festival
  • Jul 10 US Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons
  • Jul 11 Presidential candidate Ross Perot at NAACP speech calls them "you people"
  • Jul 12 13th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Larry Laoretti
  • Jul 12 Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert
  • Jul 12 Betsy King wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
  • Jul 13 The Tripartite Alliance, consisting of the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Union, outlines a mass action plan for August
  • Jul 14 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD
  • Jul 14 Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery
  • Jul 14 All star MVP: Ken Griffey Jr (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jul 14 386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz, starting the open source operating system revolution. Linus Torvalds release "Linux" soon afterwards.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 15 Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 3 weeks to have tumor removed

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Jul 15 The Security Council of the UN examine violence in South Africa
  • Jul 17 Slovak parliament asks for self rule
  • Jul 18 Sharon Belden, of Florida, 25, crowned Miss World USA
  • Jul 18 The ten victims of the La Cantuta massacre disappear from their university in Lima, Peru.
  • Jul 19 "Price" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances
  • Jul 19 30th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats Spain in Frankfurt Germany (2-1)
  • Jul 19 Ballet dancer Peter Martins charged with beating his wife
  • Jul 19 Ebony P Warren, crowned 24th Miss Black America
  • Jul 19 Juli Inkster wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Jul 19 NYC Ballet star Peter Martins, arrested for beating his wife

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 20 121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • Jul 20 Round World Air Race begins in Paris
  • Jul 20 Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 22 Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes prison

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Jul 22 Soyuz TM-15 launches
  • Jul 23 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour
  • Jul 23 Emperor Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen] of Ethiopia's, funeral

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3/1/93)

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner

Famous Birthdays

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Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 600 of 733

  • Aug 17 Andre de Villiers, South African, murdered
  • Aug 17 Barbara Morgan, photographer (Martha Graham), dies at 92
  • Aug 17 Tommy Nutter, fashion designer (bell bottom pants), dies of AIDs at 49
  • Aug 18 Gerard Sonder, Dutch radio host (AVRO), dies
  • Aug 18 John Stuges, director (Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of emphysema at 82
  • Aug 18 Christopher McCandless, subject of the book Into the Wild (b. 1968)
  • Aug 19 Feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48
  • Aug 19 Donald William Kerst, American Physicist who developed the betatron, dies of a brain tumor at 80
  • Aug 20 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, cosmonaut, dies at 59
  • Aug 20 William Taylor, chairman (FDIC), dies at 53
  • Aug 21 Lucille Brown, actress (Farina-Our Gang), dies after illness at 74
  • Aug 21 Theo van Tijn, Marxist/social-historian, dies at 65
  • Aug 21 Dai Vernon, Canadian magician (b. 1894)
  • Aug 23 Malcolm Atterbury, actor (7 Days in May, Wild River), dies at 85
  • Aug 23 Virginia Sale-Wren, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 92
  • Aug 23 Wayne McLaren, Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Aug 24 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74
  • Aug 24 Larrie Londin, jazz drummer, dies at 48
  • Aug 25 Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65
  • Aug 25 Frederick O'Neal, actor (Anna Lucasta, Free White & 21), dies at 86
  • Aug 25 Jan G Toonder, writer (Castle in Ireland), dies at 78
  • Aug 26 Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje), dies
  • Aug 26 Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected murderer (b. 1933)
  • Aug 29 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
  • Aug 29 Teddy Turner, comedian, dies at 75
  • Sep 1 Morris Carnovsky, US actor (Dead Reckoning), dies at 94
  • Sep 2 Barbara McClintock, US, geneticist (Nobel 1983), dies at 90
  • Sep 2 Piotr Jaroszewicz, premier of Poland (1970-80), dies
  • Sep 3 Johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies
  • Sep 4 John van Dreelen, [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies
  • Sep 5 Billy Herman, 2nd baseman/manager (Dodgers, Cubs), dies at 83
  • Sep 5 Dorothy MacKaye, marital advisor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 88
  • Sep 5 Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
  • Sep 7 Henry Ephron, US screenwriter (Daddy Long Legs), dies at 81
  • Sep 7 Indra Kamadjojo, [Broekveld], Indon/Dutch dancer (Stille Kracht), dies
  • Sep 7 Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports Fund), dies at 79
  • Sep 8 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91), dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Erik Terpstra, director (Versier de leegte, De ander, Daniel), dies
  • Sep 11 Frank Singuineau, actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies
  • Sep 11 Paul Storken, Dutch priest (Away Backing), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 12 Anthony Perkins, actor (Psycho), dies from AIDs at 60

  • Sep 12 Ed Peck, actor (Zoot Suit, Bullitt), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 12 Ruth Nelson, actress (Awakenings, 3 Women), dies at 87
  • Sep 13 Lou Jacobs, US clown (1966 US postage stamp), dies at 89
  • Sep 14 David Jones, actor, commits suicide (had terminal cancer) at 76
  • Sep 14 S A Banerjee, cricketer (1 Test for India 1948, no runs, 5 wkts), dies
  • Sep 14 Ted Weiss, (Rep-NY, 1977-92), dies at 64
  • Sep 14 Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (b. 1903)
  • Sep 15 Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92), dies at 79
  • Sep 16 Duke Robbins, entertainer, dies of pneumonia at 71
  • Sep 16 Lee Tully, entertainer, dies
  • Sep 16 Millicent Fenwick, (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82), dies at 82
  • Sep 17 Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • Sep 17 William A Swanberg, biographer (Henry Luce, Pulitzer 1973), dies at 84
  • Sep 19 Frederick Combs, playwright/director, dies of AIDS at 57
  • Sep 19 Jacques Pic, french restaurant owner, dies
  • Sep 20 K W Stackpole, cricketer (good Victorian batsman), dies
  • Sep 21 Billy Williams, actor (Adv of Kit Carson), dies at 76 of brain tumor
  • Sep 21 Hans Rosenberg, astronomer/alderman of Utrecht, dies
  • Sep 22 Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
  • Sep 23 Bernice Gera, 1st female basball ump (1969 NY-Penn League) dies at 61
  • Sep 23 James A Van Fleet, US general (D-Day, Battle of Bulge), dies at 100
  • Sep 23 Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer
  • Sep 23 Paul E Garber, 1st curator (National Air & Space Museum), dies at 93
  • Sep 26 Ralph Manheim, translator (Mein Kampf), dies at 85
  • Sep 27 Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52
  • Sep 27 Ray Gill, actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42
  • Sep 27 Wim Van Exter, founder Unity Profession Central (1944), dies
  • Sep 28 John Leech, British mathematician, dies at 66
  • Sep 29 Paul Jabara, singer/actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Oct 1 Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50
  • Oct 1 Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45
  • Oct 4 Itzhak Fuks, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
  • Oct 4 Laurie Anders, singer, dies of cancer
  • Oct 4 Ohad Arnon, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
  • Oct 5 Cornelis Berkhouwer, Dutch MP (VVD), dies
  • Oct 5 Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations), dies of lung cancer at 52
  • Oct 5 Paul Acket, organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies
  • Oct 6 Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (great leggie, 774 wickets at 16 60), dies
  • Oct 6 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
  • Oct 7 Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
  • Oct 7 Ed Blackwell, US jazz drummer (Quartet), dies
  • Oct 7 Tevfik Esenç, last known speaker of Ubykh (b. 1904)
  • Oct 8 Willy Brandt, chancellor of West Germany (1969-74), dies of cancer at 78
  • Oct 10 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 11 Theo Wolvencamp, painter (Cobra), dies
  • Oct 11 Willem RJ Wittkampf, journalist/writer (Liner, Cannon), dies
  • Oct 12 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], actor/writer (Farce Major), dies
  • Oct 12 John Hancock, actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Oct 12 Ulysses Guimaraes, Brazilian MP (chairman), dies in accident
  • Oct 13 Hughes Rudd, news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71
  • Oct 13 James Marshall, illustrator/author (The Stupids), dies at 50
  • Oct 15 Dorothy Helen Baker, mother of Diane Baker, dies at 78
  • Oct 16 Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94
  • Oct 17 Ton Hasebos, cameraman/TV director (Gnome Hasebos), dies
  • Oct 17 Herman Johannes, Indonesian professor, scientist and politician (b. 1912)
  • Oct 19 Gert Nastian, general & companion of Petra Kelly, found dead at 69
  • Oct 19 Maurice le Roux, French conductor/composer (Contes immoraux), dies
  • Oct 19 Petra Kelly, founder (German Green Party), found dead at 44
  • Oct 20 Orton Chirwa, Malawi's lawyer/Justice minister, dies in captivity