Historical Events on April 9, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Redwood Curtain" opens at Neiderlander theater on Broadway
  • Florida drops rape charges against NY Mets Gooden, Boston & Coleman

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

John Major elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after his Conservative Party wins the most votes in British electoral history

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
  • Record 18 golfers shoot in 60s in Masters round 1 (old record 12)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Fed court finds Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of 8 out of 10 drug and racketeering charges

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • William O Studeman, becomes deputy director of CIA