Historical Events for Year 1992

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Jan 1st - Bush is 1st US president to address Australian Parliament
Jan 1st - Curacao becomes 1st in Dutch Antilles to have compulsory education
Jan 1st - Europe breaks down trade barriers
Jan 1st - International Space Year begins
Jan 1st - NYC transit fare increases from $1.15 to $1.25
Jan 1st - The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is renamed the Russian Federation, becoming the successor state to the Soviet Union.
Jan 1st - 78th Rose Bowl: #2 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 34-14
Jan 1st - 58th Sugar Bowl: #18 Notre Dame beats #3 Florida, 39-28
Jan 1st - 21st Fiesta Bowl: #6 Penn State beats #10 Tennessee, 42-17
Jan 1st - 58th Orange Bowl: #1 Miami (FL) beats #11 Nebraska, 22-0
Jan 2nd - Test debut of Shane Warne, v India at Sydney
Jan 3rd - 32 Cubans defect to the US via helicopter
Jan 3rd - Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* v India at Sydney
Jan 4th - 8th largest wrestling crowd (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
Jan 5th - "6 Degrees of Separation" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 496 perf
Jan 5th - "Crucible" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 32 performances
Jan 5th - "On Borrowed Time" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 99 perfs
Jan 5th - "Peter Pan" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 48 performances
Jan 5th - Ravi Shastri scores 206 at SCG before being Warne's 1st crick Test wkt
Jan 6th - NY Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul
Jan 6th - Robert Schenkkan's "Kentucky Cycle," premieres in LA
Cricketer Sachin TendulkarCricketer Sachin Tendulkar Jan 6th - Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* v Australia at the SCG
Jan 6th - Shane Warne takes 1-150 in his 1st Test innings
Jan 6th - The US Government urges doctors to stop using silicone breast implants, outlining the health effects
Jan 7th - AT&T releases video-telephone ($1,499)
Jan 7th - Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan
Jan 7th - Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
Jan 8th - George Bush gets ill & vomits on Japanese prime minister's lap
Jan 9th - Alison Halford, Britain's most senior policewoman, is suspended after allegations of misconduct
Jan 10th - 8th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
Jan 11th - Algeria's Pres Chadli announces his resignation
Jan 11th - Paul Simon opens a tour in South Africa
US President George H. W. BushUS President George H. W. Bush Jan 11th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi
Jan 12th - 13th ACE Cable Awards: CNN wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the Persian Gulf War
Jan 12th - Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished
Jan 12th - US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
Jan 12th - Algeria's general elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the 1st round
Jan 12th - A new constitution, providing for freedom to form political parties, is approved by a referendum in Mali.
Jan 12th - AFC Championship Game: Buffalo Bills beat Denver Broncos 10-7
Jan 12th - NFC Championship Game: Washington Redskins beat Detroit Lions 41-10
Jan 13th - Excavation of new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) begins
Jan 13th - US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane
Jan 13th - Japan apologizes for forcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II.
Serial Killer Jeffrey DahmerSerial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer Jan 15th - Bulgaria recognizes Macedonia
Jan 15th - Cleaning woman finds intimate photos of Sarah Ferguson with US man
Jan 15th - Supreme Court rules 5-3 that Joseph Doherty isn't entitled to asylum
Jan 16th - "Two Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances
Jan 17th - Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)
Jan 18th - 43rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 10-6 at Phila
Jan 18th - 49th Golden Globes: Bugsy, Nick Nolte, & Jodie Foster win
Jan 18th - Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident
Jan 19th - "City of Angels" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 878 performances
Jan 19th - Cerebral Palsy telethon raises 23,500,000
Jan 19th - IBM announces a nearly $5B loss for 1992
Jan 19th - Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble
Jan 19th - Rowdy Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ
Jan 20th - Australia beat India 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup
Jan 20th - Score begins selling international soccer cards
NFL Head Coach Bill CowherNFL Head Coach Bill Cowher Jan 21st - Bill Cowher becomes the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, becoming only the second head coach of the team since 1970 (Chuck Noll)
Jan 21st - UN serves Libya a resolution to hand over intelligence agents accused of two airliner bombings
Jan 22nd - Princess Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
Jan 22nd - Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space
Jan 22nd - Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
Jan 23rd - "Visit" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
Jan 25th - Dan Jansen skates world record 500m in 36.41"
Jan 25th - Hubble space telescope optics finds NGC3862/3C264
Jan 26th - "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 perfs
Jan 26th - Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect
Jan 26th - Super Bowl XXVI: Wash Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minn Super Bowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB
Jan 26th - 80th Men's Australian Open: Jim Courier beats Stefan Edberg (6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2)
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica SelesTennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles Jan 26th - 80th Women's Australian Open: Monica Seles beats Mary Joe Fernandez (6-2, 6-3)
Jan 26th - 8th Sundance Film Festival: "In the Soup" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
Jan 27th - "Crazy He Calls Me" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 7 perfs
Jan 27th - 19th American Music Awards: C & C Music Factory, Michael Bolton win
Jan 27th - Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee
Jan 27th - Mike Tyson goes on trial for rape (he is found guilty)
Jan 27th - Presidential candidate Bill Clinton (D) & Genifer Flowers accuse each other of lying over her assertion they had a 12-year affair
Jan 28th - Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide
Jan 28th - Stan Hansen beats Jumbo Tsuruta to win All Japan Triple Crown
Jan 30th - Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands
Jan 31st - MTA raised tolls on most NYC bridges from $2.50 to $3.00
Feb 1st - "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 7 perfs
MLB Legend Barry BondsMLB Legend Barry Bonds Feb 1st - Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract ($4.7 mil)
Feb 1st - Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by NY Islanders
Feb 2nd - Colleen Walker wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
Feb 2nd - Danny Everett runs world record 400m indoor (45.02 sec)
Feb 2nd - David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 v India at Perth
Feb 2nd - IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)
Feb 2nd - Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m freestyle (14:32.40)
Feb 2nd - NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-15
Feb 3rd - Defense opens calling Noriega "our ally in war on drugs"
Feb 3rd - Labor strike at Royal Canadian Mint ends
Feb 3rd - Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $300 per week
Feb 5th - Jury selection begins in the LA police beating Rodney King case
Feb 5th - Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar
Victim of Police Violence Rodney KingVictim of Police Violence Rodney King Feb 5th - Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win v India
Feb 6th - "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
Feb 6th - The Sámi people of the far northern Nordic countries have an official day celebrating their existence.
Feb 7th - Mike Tyson testifies in his rape trial
Feb 7th - Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
Feb 7th - Eueopean Union becomes official under Maastricht treaties
Feb 8th - "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaks at #1
Feb 8th - 16th Winter Olympic games opens in Albertville, France
Feb 8th - Ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter
Feb 9th - "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 perfs
Feb 9th - 42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando
Feb 9th - Fastest yodeler-22 tones/15 falsetto in 1 sec by Thomas School of Germ
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson Feb 9th - Heike Henkel high jumps female indoor world record (2.07m)
Feb 9th - Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10)
Feb 9th - Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Phar-Mor Golf Tournament at Hamlin Inverrary
Feb 10th - "Dangerous Women" final episode on WWOR-TV
Feb 10th - Bonnie Blair wins 1992 Olympics 1st gold medal for USA
Feb 10th - Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana
Feb 11th - F-16 jet crashes at residential district of Hengelo, Netherlands (No deaths)
Feb 11th - Michael Johnson runs indoor world record 400m (44.97 sec)
Feb 13th - "Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 229 performances
Feb 13th - Jose Canseco repeatedly rams his Porsche into wife Esther's BMW
Feb 13th - West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game
Feb 13th - 42nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Grand Canyon" wins the Golden Bear
Feb 14th - Andre Cason runs world record 6 m indoor (6.41 sec)
Feb 14th - Cease fire in Somalia begins
Feb 14th - Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)
Feb 14th - Merlene Ottey runs world record 60m indoor (6.96 sec)
Feb 15th - 100th episode of "Cops" airs on Fox
Feb 15th - Jeffrey Dahmer found sane & guilty of killing 15 boys
Feb 16th - Former silver Goodyear blimps are now painted yellow & blue
NBA Legend Magic JohnsonNBA Legend Magic Johnson Feb 16th - LA Lakers retire Magic Johnson's #32 uniform
Feb 16th - 34th Daytona 500: Davey Allison wins (160.256 MPH)
Feb 19th - Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances
Feb 19th - Peter Collins discovers nova Cygni 1992
Feb 19th - Porn producer Jim Mitchell found guilty of killing his brother Artie
Feb 20th - "Private Lives" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 37 performances
Feb 20th - Orthodox patriarch Shenouda III visits Netherlands
Feb 20th - Ross Perot says he'll run for President on Larry King Show
Feb 21st - Kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympic gold medal in women's fig skating
Feb 22nd - "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box NYC
Feb 22nd - Barry Diller resigns as CEO of Fox
Feb 22nd - Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open Golf Tournament
Feb 23rd - 16th Winter Olympic games closes in Albertville, France
Feb 23rd - Andy Flower scores 115* on ODI debut, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka
Feb 23rd - World Cup scoreline Zimbabwe 4-312, Sri Lanka 7-313
Feb 23rd - The Socialist Labour Party is founded in Georgia.
Feb 25th - 34th Grammy Awards: Unforgetable, Marc Cohn wins
Feb 25th - Khojaly massacre: about 613 civilians killed by Armenian armed forces during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan
Blues Musician Muddy WatersBlues Musician Muddy Waters Feb 25th - Muddy Waters wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards
Feb 26th - "Search & Destroy" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 perfs
Feb 26th - Irish Supreme Court rules 14 year old rape victim may get an abortion
Feb 27th - Larry Smith named 9th Commissioner of the CFL
Feb 27th - Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years
Feb 29th - Dawn Coe wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open

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