Historical Events for March 1992

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Events 1 - 85 of 85

1st - "Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco NYC after 41 perfs
1st - "Visit" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
1st - Jenny Thompson swims 100m freestyle world record (1:01.40)
1st - Nelson Diebel swims 100m freestyle US record (54.48 secs)
2nd - Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35)
2nd - Moldova joins the United Nations.
3rd - Gas explodes in coal mine at Zonguldak Turkey, 263 die
3rd - Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by NY Islanders
3rd - US President George Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to
3rd - Charges are filed in Florida against NY Mets Darryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden of rape (dropped in April)
3rd - Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina established.
5th - Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks
6th - Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
6th - The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
6th - Founding of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.
US President George H. W. BushUS President George H. W. Bush 7th - Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78)
8th - Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
10th - 6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole, Color Me Badd win
10th - Sandra Seuser/Katrin Schreiter/Annet Hesselbarth/Grit Breuer walk female indoor world record 4x400m (3:27.22)
12th - Mauritius becomes a republic while remaining a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
13th - FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12)
13th - Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit
13th - An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey.
14th - Farm Aid V
14th - NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused of rape
14th - Soviet newspaper "Pravda" suspends publication
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova 15th - Brandie Burton wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
15th - UN officially embarks on its largest peacekeeping operation
15th - 39th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #1 Duke beats #20 North Carolina, 94-74
15th - 33rd SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Alabama, 80-54
15th - 13th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Georgetown, 56-54
16th - Matt Keough, in the dugout, is hit flush in the head by a batted ball
17th - "Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 perfs
17th - 18th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV)
17th - 28 killed in truck bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Arg
17th - De Klerk wins a white only referendum
17th - Islamic Jihad truck bombs Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires killing 29
Actress Julia RobertsActress Julia Roberts 17th - Russian manned space craft TM-14, launches into orbit
18th - "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 38 perf
18th - Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
18th - Leona Helmsley sentence to 4 years for tax evasion
18th - Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury
19th - "Master Builder" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
19th - Britain's Prince Andrew & Sarah, Duchess of York, announce separation
20th - Janice Pennington is awarded $1.3M for accident on Price is Right set
20th - Noriega's wife Felicidad arrested for stealing buttons from dresses
21st - 2nd WLAF season begins
21st - Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul NZ in exciting World Cup semi
22nd - "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances
22nd - Danielle Ammaccapane wins Standard Register Ping Golf Championship
Singer Donna SummerSinger Donna Summer 22nd - England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
22nd - Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner
22nd - US Air NY to Cleveland crashes on take off at LaGuardia, 27 die
23rd - Florida Marlins begin selling tickets
24th - "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances
24th - Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
24th - Sudanese Boeing 707 crashes on mountain Hymettos at Athens: 5-6 die
24th - 1st Belgium in the space, Dirk Frimout on Atlantis Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
25th - British scientists find new largest perfect # (2 756839 -1 * 2 756839)
25th - Imran Khan scores 72 & takes 1-43 off 6 2 overs in last ODI
25th - Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup
25th - Russian manned space craft TM-14, lands
Playwright and screenwriter Neil SimonPlaywright and screenwriter Neil Simon 25th - Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returns to Earth after a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station.
26th - Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington
26th - NHL NY Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years
27th - Bruce Springsteen releases "Human Touch" & "Lucky Town"
28th - 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
28th - Ann Transon runs female world record 50k (3:35:31)
28th - PBA National Championship Won by Eric Forkel
29th - "Conversations with My Father" opens at Royale NYC for 462 perfs
29th - 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: Hudson Hawk wins
29th - 21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie
29th - Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father" premieres in NYC
29th - Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova & Ponomarenko (CIS)
29th - Ice Pairs Championship at Oakland won by Mishuktienok & Dmitriev (CIS)
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson 29th - Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)
29th - Men's Fig Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS)
29th - NCAA Basketball Women's Championship at Kemper Arena, KC
30th - 64th Academy Awards - "The Silence of the Lambs", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win
30th - CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute"
30th - Man accidentally backs in A's Jose Canseco's $225,000 Lamborghini
30th - P J Patterson, resigns as 6th PM of Jamaica
30th - WNSR-FM (105.1) changes callsign to WMXV-FM (NYC)
31st - Delhi beat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
31st - UN Security Council voted to ban flights & arms sales to Libya

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