Historical Events in February 1992

  • Feb 1 "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 7 performances

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Feb 1 Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract ($4.7 mil)

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

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Feb 1 Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by NY Islanders

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin
  • Feb 2 Colleen Walker wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
  • Feb 2 Danny Everett runs world record 400m indoor (45.02 sec)
  • Feb 2 David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 v India at Perth

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Feb 2 IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • Feb 2 Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m freestyle (14:32.40)
  • Feb 2 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-15

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Feb 3 Defense opens calling Noriega "our ally in war on drugs"

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • Feb 3 Labor strike at Royal Canadian Mint ends
  • Feb 3 Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $300 per week

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Feb 5 Jury selection begins in the LA police beating Rodney King case

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • Feb 5 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Feb 5 Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win v India
  • Feb 6 "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
  • Feb 6 The S├ími people of the far northern Nordic countries have an official day celebrating their existence.

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Feb 7 Mike Tyson testifies in his rape trial

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Feb 7 Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
  • Feb 7 Eueopean Union becomes official under Maastricht treaties
  • Feb 8 "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaks at #1
  • Feb 8 16th Winter Olympic games opens in Albertville, France
  • Feb 8 Ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter
  • Feb 9 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Feb 9 42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando
  • Feb 9 Fastest yodeler-22 tones/15 falsetto in 1 sec by Thomas School of Germ
  • Feb 9 Heike Henkel high jumps female indoor world record (2.07m)
  • Feb 9 Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10)
  • Feb 9 Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Phar-Mor Golf Tournament at Hamlin Inverrary
  • Feb 10 "Dangerous Women" final episode on WWOR-TV
  • Feb 10 Bonnie Blair wins 1992 Olympics 1st gold medal for USA
  • Feb 10 Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana
  • Feb 11 F-16 jet crashes at residential district of Hengelo, Netherlands (No deaths)
  • Feb 11 Michael Johnson runs indoor world record 400m (44.97 sec)
  • Feb 13 "Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 229 performances
  • Feb 13 Jose Canseco repeatedly rams his Porsche into wife Esther's BMW
  • Feb 13 West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game
  • Feb 13 42nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Grand Canyon" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 14 Andre Cason runs world record 6 m indoor (6.41 sec)
  • Feb 14 Cease fire in Somalia begins
  • Feb 14 Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)
  • Feb 14 Merlene Ottey runs world record 60m indoor (6.96 sec)
  • Feb 15 100th episode of "Cops" airs on Fox

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Feb 15 Jeffrey Dahmer found sane & guilty of killing 15 boys

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Feb 16 Former silver Goodyear blimps are now painted yellow & blue

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Feb 16 LA Lakers retire Magic Johnson's #32 uniform

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • Feb 16 34th Daytona 500: Davey Allison wins (160.256 MPH)
  • Feb 19 Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances
  • Feb 19 Peter Collins discovers nova Cygni 1992
  • Feb 19 Porn producer Jim Mitchell found guilty of killing his brother Artie
  • Feb 20 "Private Lives" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • Feb 20 Orthodox patriarch Shenouda III visits Netherlands
  • Feb 20 Ross Perot says he'll run for President on Larry King Show
  • Feb 21 Kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating
  • Feb 22 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box NYC
  • Feb 22 Barry Diller resigns as CEO of Fox
  • Feb 22 Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open Golf Tournament
  • Feb 23 16th Winter Olympic games closes in Albertville, France
  • Feb 23 Andy Flower scores 115* on ODI debut, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka
  • Feb 23 World Cup scoreline Zimbabwe 4-312, Sri Lanka 7-313
  • Feb 23 The Socialist Labour Party is founded in Georgia.
  • Feb 25 34th Grammy Awards: Unforgetable, Marc Cohn wins
  • Feb 25 Khojaly massacre: about 613 civilians killed by Armenian armed forces during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan

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Feb 25 Muddy Waters wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • Feb 26 "Search & Destroy" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • Feb 26 Irish Supreme Court rules 14 year old rape victim may get an abortion
  • Feb 27 Larry Smith named 9th Commissioner of the CFL

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Feb 27 Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
  • Feb 29 Dawn Coe wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
  • Feb 29 Professional Spring Football League begins