What Happened in 1992 (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 944

  • Jul 24 Vickers Viscount crashes, 70 die
  • Jul 25 Army refused to overturn 127 year old conviction against Dr Mudd
  • Jul 25 25th Olympic Games opens in Barcelona, Spain
  • Jul 26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 26 47th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Jul 26 Britain honours her dead in the Falklands War

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Jul 26 79th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 27 Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Rep National Convention
  • Jul 27 Dimitri Lepikov, Vladimir Pychenko, Veniamin Taianovitch & Evgueni Sadovyi swim world record 4x200m freestyle (7:11.95)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 27 Nelson Mandela says that a general strike will go ahead; the aim of the mass protest was the peaceful removal of President De Klerk from power, the immediate transfer of political power to the people and free and fair elections to a constituent assembly

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Jul 28 Ground breaking of Fla Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium
  • Jul 29 "Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • Jul 29 Evgueni Sadovyi swims world record/OR 400m freestyle (3:45.00)
  • Jul 29 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession
  • Jul 30 Lin Li swims female world record/OR 200m medley (2:11.65)
  • Jul 31 Jeff Rouse swims world record/OR 100m backstroke (53.86 sec)
  • Jul 31 Kieren John Perkins swims world record/OR 1500m free style (14:43.4)
  • Jul 31 Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36)
  • Jul 31 Thai Airbus crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 113 die
  • Jul 31 Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec)
  • Aug 1 "Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Aug 1 NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres
  • Aug 1 USA/USSR Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica
  • Aug 2 "Death & the Maiden" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 performances
  • Aug 2 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Welch's Golf Classic
  • Aug 2 Tom Seaver, R Fingers, Hal Newhouser, & B McGowan enter Hall of Fame
  • Aug 3 Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles (3,000-2,531)
  • Aug 3 Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 3 "Unforgiven" directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman premieres in Los Angelese (Best Picture 1993)

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
Actor Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
Actor Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 5 4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • Aug 7 Cleveland Indians turn a triple play
  • Aug 7 Tampa Bay group purchases SF Giants
  • Aug 8 Lou Whitaker hits his 200th career HR
  • Aug 9 "Streetcar Named Desire" closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 perf
  • Aug 9 Florence Descampe wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mt
  • Aug 9 Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower
  • Aug 9 Record temperature in Berlin-Dahlem 99.3°F (37.4°C)
  • Aug 9 25th Olympic Games closes in Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 10 Satellite TOPEX/Poseidon launched
  • Aug 10 Soyuz TM-15 lands
  • Aug 11 Oakland A's rip Jose Canseco for leaving stadium before end of game
  • Aug 12 Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
  • Aug 13 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Double Tree Hotel
  • Aug 15 Colombo '92 closes in Genoa Italy
  • Aug 16 20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 16 74th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St Louis

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Price
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Price
  • Aug 16 Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k (7:28.96)
  • Aug 17 Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
  • Aug 18 "Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 performances
  • Aug 19 Romesh Kaluwitharana scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (SL v Australia)
  • Aug 19 Sri Lanka make their highest cricket score ever 8-547 v Australia
  • Aug 20 England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record
  • Aug 22 Matthews & Warne spin Australia to a famous win v Sri Lanka
  • Aug 22 FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
  • Aug 23 Kris Tschetter wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
  • Aug 23 Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
  • Aug 23 Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress
  • Aug 24 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
  • Aug 24 Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings
  • Aug 24 Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die
  • Aug 24 Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint
  • Aug 24 Diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and South Korea.
  • Aug 25 Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 26 "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • Aug 27 CFL revokes BC Lions franchise
  • Aug 27 Mets trade David Cone to Toronto for Jeff Kent & Ryan Thompson
  • Aug 28 Test cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo
  • Aug 29 Largest wrestling crowd outside US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium, London
  • Aug 29 Randy Myers blows his 6th save of the season & it marks the 5th time he's blown a potential win for Greg Harris
  • Aug 29 Brave's Charlie Leibrandt 1,000th strikeout. He decides to keep the ball by rolling it to the dugout, allowing Ricky Jordan to take second base on error.
  • Aug 30 "2 Trains Running" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 160 performances
  • Aug 30 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 229 performances
  • Aug 30 92nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Justin Leonard
  • Aug 30 David Lewett & Jane Luu discovers comet: "1992 QB1" 64 mil km from Sun
  • Aug 30 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sun-Times Golf Challenge
  • Aug 31 44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure, Christopher Lloyd & Dana Delane win
  • Aug 31 Dynamite explosion in Philipines mine; 500 die
  • Aug 31 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Cleveland, Ohio on WNCX 98.5 FM
  • Sep 1 NYC police commisioner Brown resigns
  • Sep 1 Tommy Smothers undergoes arthroscopic surgery
  • Sep 1 49th Venice Film Festival: "The Story of Qiu Ju" directed by Yimou Zhang wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 2 Nicaragua struck by earthquake/floodings; 118 die
  • Sep 2 US dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 4 "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
  • Sep 5 Dan O'Brien sets world record decathlon (8891 pts)
  • Sep 6 Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
  • Sep 7 Army of Ciskei homeland kills 28 ANC demonstrators
  • Sep 7 Baseball commissioner Faye Vincent resigns
  • Sep 7 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • Sep 8 Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4
  • Sep 8 Howard Stern Radio Show begins broadcasting in Dallas (KGEL-FM 97.1)
  • Sep 9 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 9 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Sep 9 MLB player Robin Yount, is 17th to reach 3,000 hits
  • Sep 10 Bud Selig becomes interm commissioner of baseball
  • Sep 10 Lucy in Peanuts comics raises her Pyschiatric Help from 5 cents to 47 cents
  • Sep 11 Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die & 8,000 injured
  • Sep 12 Hurricane Inuki pounds Hawaii

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Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 733

  • Oct 21 Jackson Weaver, voice of Smokey the Bear, dies of diabetes
  • Oct 21 Jim Garrison, Louisiana DA (investigate JFK assassination), dies at 70
  • Oct 21 Jim Garrison, American attorney (b. 1921)
  • Oct 22 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • Oct 22 Red Barber, sportscaster (Dodgers, Yankees), dies at 84
  • Oct 23 Kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies
  • Oct 24 Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies
  • Oct 24 Laurie Colwin, novelist (Happy All the Time), dies at 48
  • Oct 25 Adelino Da Palma Carlos, PM of Portugal (1974), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 25 Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • Oct 26 Dottie Green, female baseball player (Peaches), dies of cancer at 71
  • Oct 26 Jerome Andrews, US/French dancer/choreographer, dies
  • Oct 26 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53
  • Oct 27 Roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies
  • Oct 27 David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
  • Oct 28 Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57
  • Oct 29 Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies
  • Oct 29 Kenneth MacMillan, British choreographer (Manon, Judas Tree), dies
  • Oct 30 Joan Mitchell, American painter and printmaker dies of cancer aged 67
  • Nov 1 Jeremias Chitunda, vice-chairman (Angolese Unita-rebellion), dies
  • Nov 2 Hal Roach, silent film producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100
  • Nov 3 Jean Daskalides, Belgian chocolate factory, dies at 70
  • Nov 3 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • Nov 4 Regina Carrol, actress (Jessi's Girl), dies of cancer at 49
  • Nov 5 Arpad E Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies
  • Nov 5 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (Oort Cloud), dies at 92
  • Nov 7 Alexander Dubček, headed Czech Communist Party (1968-69), dies at 70
  • Nov 7 Jack Kelly, US actor (Maverick, Vega$), dies following a stroke at 65
  • Nov 8 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, speed skater (Olympic-silver-1952), dies
  • Nov 8 Keith "Red" Mitchell, US/Swedish jazz bassist, dies
  • Nov 9 Charles Fraser-Smith, English inventor (man who never was), dies
  • Nov 9 William Hillcourt, author (Boy Scout Handbook), dies at 92
  • Nov 10 Antoine C J Rottier, Dutch CEO (DSM), dies
  • Nov 10 Chuck Connors, US NBA/baseballer/actor (Boston Celtics), dies at 71
  • Nov 11 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50
  • Nov 11 Giulio C Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies
  • Nov 12 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Tito Suarez-Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
  • Nov 12 David Oliver, actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 13 Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
  • Nov 13 Bobby Mcclure, US singer (Don't mess up a good thing), dies at 50)
  • Nov 13 Gregory Markopoulos, German/US director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies
  • Nov 13 Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
  • Nov 13 Maurice Ohana, pianist/composer, dies
  • Nov 14 Clem Beauchamp, US stuntman/director (Tarzan, Superman), dies
  • Nov 14 Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies
  • Nov 14 George Adams, US tenor saxophonist/flautist (Changes One), dies
  • Nov 14 Joop Van Nellen, soccer/trainer (DHC/"We go to Rome!"), dies
  • Nov 14 Robert Reese, producer, dies of natural causes at 66
  • Nov 17 Audre Lorde, St Croix' feminist author (Black Unicorn), dies
  • Nov 18 Dorothy Kirsten, US soprano, dies from stroke at 82
  • Nov 18 Herman Musaph, psychiatrist/sexologist/co-founder (NVSH), dies
  • Nov 18 Superman, fictional character, killed by Doomsday at 54
  • Nov 19 Bobby Russell, song writer (Honey, Little Green Apples), dies at 52
  • Nov 19 Diane Varsi, actress (Allison-Peyton Place, Bloody Mama), dies at 54
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Walker Bush, mother of President George H. W. Bush, dies at 91
  • Nov 20 John Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack
  • Nov 21 Kaysone Phomvihane, PM of Laos (1975-91), dies
  • Nov 21 Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist, dies
  • Nov 22 Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Nov 22 Sterling Holloway, US actor (Golddiggers of 1933, Batman), dies at 87
  • Nov 23 Ray Acuff, country singer (Wahbash Cannonball), dies
  • Nov 23 Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Thelma Orloff, entertainer, dies of kidney failure at 76
  • Nov 24 Henri J de Koster, Dutch Min of Defense (1971-73), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer/actress (Bridge Too Far), dies
  • Nov 24 Theo Edison, son of Thomas Edison, dies at 94
  • Nov 26 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • Nov 27 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  • Nov 28 Bill Kearns, US actor (Playtime), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Nov 28 June Joyce Lewis Fraser, entertainer, dies at 75
  • Nov 28 Ronald Smeenk, Dutch cabaret performer, dies
  • Nov 28 Sidney Nolan, Australian painter (b. 1917)
  • Nov 29 Cary Scott Lowenstein, dancer/singer, dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 29 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), dies at 78
  • Nov 29 Robert F Simon, US actor (Operation Petticoat, M*A*S*H), dies at 83
  • Nov 29 Robert Shayne, US actor (Tora! Tora! Tora!), dies of cancer at 92
  • Nov 29 Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 30 Jorge Donn, dancer, dies after long illness at 45
  • Dec 2 Gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43
  • Dec 2 Loek Elfferich, Dutch journalist/historian (Treason in Rotterdam), die
  • Dec 3 Harry Ellerbe, actor (House of Usher, Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
  • Dec 3 Luis Alcoriza, actor/writer/director (Tiburoneros), dies of emphysema
  • Dec 3 Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies
  • Dec 5 Hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54
  • Dec 5 Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41
  • Dec 6 Hank Worden, actor (Red River), dies of natural causes at 91
  • Dec 6 Percy Herbert, actor (Capt Apache), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Dec 7 Maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79
  • Dec 7 Ruth Corbett Thom, dies after long illness at 78
  • Dec 7 Vincent Gardenia, actor (Moonstruck, LA Law), dies at 71
  • Dec 8 William Shawn, US editor-in-chief (New Yorker, 1952-87), dies at 85
  • Dec 9 Carl Barger, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins), dies at 62
  • Dec 9 Vincent Gardenia, actor (All in the Family, LA Law), dies at 71
  • Dec 10 Carlomagno Andrade, Equadorian general, dies
  • Dec 10 Dan Maskell, English tennis commentator (b. 1908)
  • Dec 11 Michael Robbins, actor (Lunch Hour, On the Buses), dies at 62
  • Dec 12 Bernard CJ Lievegoed, Dutch anthroposopher (Free College), dies at 87
  • Dec 12 Jasu Patel, cricketer (29 wkts for India, best 9-69 v Aust), dies
  • Dec 12 Suzanne Lilar, Belgian essayist, novelist and playwright (b. 1901)
  • Dec 13 Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orchestra leader (duivelswiel), dies