Historical Events for October 1992

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Events 1 - 76 of 76

1st - "Oba Oba '93" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 22 performances
1st - Cartoon Cable Network premieres
1st - Greater Pittsburgh International Airport opens
1st - Ross Perot re-enters US presidental race
2nd - VP Itamar Franco becomes pres of Brazil
2nd - The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil.
3rd - Atlanta Braves win franchise record 98th game (old record 95 in 1957)
3rd - Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV
3rd - Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"
3rd - Toronto Blue Jays win AL East title
4th - "Anna Karenina" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 perfs
4th - "Real Inspector Hound" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 perfs
4th - 1st time AL East & West champs have same record (96-66)-Tor & Oak
4th - 2nd Solheim Cup: Europe beats US, 11½-6½ at Dalmahoy CC Scotland
Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'ConnorSinger-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor 4th - El Al cargo plane crashes at Amsterdam Bijlmer, 43 die
4th - Miami Dolphin Louis Oliver returns record tying interception 103 yards
4th - The Rome General Peace Accords ends a 16 year civil war in Mozambique.
5th - 1st overturn of a George Bush veto (cable bill)
5th - NY senator Alphonse D'Mato fillerbusters for 15 hours 20 mins
5th - US Air goes on strike
7th - Tampa Bay Lightning become 1st NHL expansion team to win opener (7-2)
8th - Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies poet Derek Walcott
8th - Ottawa Senators 1st NHL game
8th - Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus
9th - Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to NY
9th - A 13 kilogram (est.) meteorite lands in the driveway of the Knapp residence in Peekskill, New York, destroying the family's 1980 Chevrolet Malibu
10th - Floriade (Flower Show) closes at Hague, Netherlands
US President George H. W. BushUS President George H. W. Bush 11th - 1First 3-way US presidential debate (Bush-Clinton-Perot)
11th - Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)
11th - Toronto down 6-1 in 7th beats A's 7-6 in 11th in AL playoff
12th - 5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)
12th - Arecibo radio telescope begins Microwave search for occupied planets
12th - Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF Heavyweight title
12th - Expo '92 closes in Seville Spain
12th - Howard Stern radio show premieres in Albany NY (WQBK 103.5 & 103.9 FM)
12th - Microwave Observing Project begins (seeking alien life)
12th - Wash Redskin Art Monk sets NFL record with 820th reception
14th - Toronto Blue Jays beats Oakland A's to win their 1st AL pennant
14th - MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
14th - MLB American League Championship: Toronto Blue Jays beat Oakland Athletics, 4 games to 2
NFL Legend Deion SandersNFL Legend Deion Sanders 15th - Charles Taylor launches an offensive against Monrovia Liberia
15th - Howard Stern radio show begins broadcasting on WLUP-AM, Chicago
15th - NYC Subway motorman Robert Ray convicted of manslaughter in death of 5 riders, when he fell asleep drunk while in control of train
16th - 1,700th David Letterman Show
16th - 1964 "Gilligan's Island" TV pilot 1st shown on TV (TBS)
17th - 1st World Series with non-US team, Toronto loses 3-1 to Braves
18th - "Oba Oba '93" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 22 performances
18th - 1st non-US team to win a World Series Game; Toronto 5, Atlanta 4
18th - 6.6 earthquake hits Colombia with no fatalities
18th - Phila Eagle Randall Cunningham sets NFL QB scramble record of 3,683
18th - Start of Zimbabwe's 1st Test match, v India at Harare
20th - 1st World Series game outside of US - Toronto beats Atlanta
Comedian and Television Host David LettermanComedian and Television Host David Letterman 20th - David Houghton scores Zimbabwe's 1st Test hundred (121 v India, debut)
20th - Mr Johnson surrenders Monrovia, Liberia & is exiled to Nigeria
21st - Madonna's book "Sex" goes on sale
22nd - Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game out of US
22nd - Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) launches into space
22nd - Wendy Wasserstein's "Sisters Rosensweig" premieres in NYC
23rd - Emperor Akihito becomes the first Emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil.
24th - 10th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats Great Britain 10-6
24th - Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series
25th - "Dancing at Lughnasa" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 421 perfs
25th - "Jake's Women" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 245 performances
25th - Rene Lachemann hired as Fla Marlins 1st manager
25th - Lithuania holds a referendum on its first post-Soviet constitution.
Playwright and screenwriter Neil SimonPlaywright and screenwriter Neil Simon 26th - The Charlottetown Accord fails to win majority support in a Canada wide referendum.
26th - London Ambulance Service thrown into chaos after implementation of new CAD (Computer Aided Despatch system) which failed.
27th - Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies
27th - Fox is to launch Tuesday night network TV, rescheduled to Decemeber
27th - Great Britain issues postage stamp on 100th anniversary of JRR Tolkien
27th - Tipper Gore (wife of future VP) admits to covering clock on her VCR with black tape so she wouldn't have to watch it blink
28th - Lee Jang Rim predicts that today would be the end of the world!
30th - MTA begins installing automated fare collection turnstiles
31st - Don Keller makes his 18,000th sky diver
31st - Roman Catholic church reinstates Galileo Galilei after 359 years
31st - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: A P Indy, Fraise, Gilded Time, Liza, Lure, Paseana, Thirty Slews at Gulfstream Park

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