Historical Events on January 1, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 21st Fiesta Bowl: #6 Penn State beats #10 Tennessee, 42-17
  • 58th Orange Bowl: #1 Miami (FL) beats #11 Nebraska, 22-0
  • 58th Sugar Bowl: #18 Notre Dame beats #3 Florida, 39-28
  • 78th Rose Bowl: #2 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 34-14
  • Bush is 1st US president to address Australian Parliament
  • Curacao becomes 1st in Dutch Antilles to have compulsory education
  • Europe breaks down trade barriers
  • International Space Year begins
  • NYC transit fare increases from $1.15 to $1.25
  • The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is renamed the Russian Federation, becoming the successor state to the Soviet Union.