Historical Events in 1992 (Part 3)

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  • May 13 Final episode of "Night Court" airs on NBC-TV
  • May 13 Frank Stallone beats Geraldo Rivera in boxing on Howard Stern Show
  • May 13 Li Hongzhi gave the first public lecture on Falun Gong in Changchun, People's Republic of China.
  • May 14 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Cindy Coburn-Carroll
  • May 15 Colombo '92 opens in Genoa Italy
  • May 15 NY dept store chain Alexanders announces closing of all 11 stores
  • May 15 Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue

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May 16 "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • May 16 117th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6
  • May 16 Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock
  • May 16 US space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour)
  • May 16 America's Cup: America Team USA defeats Il Moro di Venezia 4-1 to win in San Diego

Sport awardGolf Major

May 17 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • May 17 Expos Gary Carter is 3rd to catch 2,000 games (joins Boone & Fisk)
  • May 18 US Supreme Court rules states could not force mentally unstable criminal defendants to take anti-psychotic drugs
  • May 18 45th Cannes Film Festival: "Den goda viljan" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 19 27th Amendment ratified, prohibits Congress from raising its salary
  • May 19 Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face in an altercation over an affair with her husband, in Massapequa, New York
  • May 19 Englishman Dave Gauder, 224 lbs, pulls 196 ton jumbo jet, 3 inches
  • May 19 US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values
  • May 20 India launches its 1st satellite independently
  • May 20 Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds

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May 20 At height of "Black May' political crisis in Thailand TV interview broadcast of King Bhumibol Adulyadej demanding Generals Suchinda and Chamlong work together.

King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • May 20 36th European Cup: Barcelona beats Sampdoria 1-0 at London
  • May 21 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • May 21 NJ senate overrides Governor Florio's veto & lowers sales tax to 6%
  • May 22 California Angels, are involved in a bus crash, in NJ
  • May 22 India launches its Agni rocket
  • May 22 Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of Tonight Show
  • May 22 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0
  • May 23 NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game

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May 23 US President George H. W. Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • May 23 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 0

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May 24 Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • May 24 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

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May 24 Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • May 24 Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game
  • May 25 Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "Tonight Show"
  • May 25 NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
  • May 25 Oscar Luigi Scalfaro elected president of Italy
  • May 26 Carlos Martinez hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a HR
  • May 28 65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum
  • May 29 NY Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games

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May 29 White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • May 30 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager & 40 year old
  • May 30 NY Lotto pays $30 million to one winner (#s are 12-15-30-33-40-48)
  • May 30 NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams
  • May 30 UN votes for sanctions against Serb-led Yugoslavia to halt fighting
  • May 31 46th Tony Awards: Dancing at Lughnasa & Crazy For You win
  • May 31 5th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,060,000
  • May 31 Barb Mucha wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Jun 1 America West Arena opens in Phoenix
  • Jun 1 E Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced
  • Jun 1 Snowfall in Colorado
  • Jun 1 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games

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Jun 2 Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery

NFL Coaching Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coaching Legend
Bill Parcells
  • Jun 2 Wilson Phillips release their 2nd album "Shadows & Light"
  • Jun 3 Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support
  • Jun 3 World's largest environmental summit opens in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jun 4 San Jose voters reject Giants plan to build a new stadium
  • Jun 4 USPO announces young Elvis beats old Elvis stamp
  • Jun 6 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
  • Jun 6 Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 6 NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Jun 6 WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17 (Montreal)
  • Jun 7 "Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • Jun 7 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • Jun 7 NASA's Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) launches
  • Jun 7 91st Men's French Open: Jim Courier beats Petr Korda (7-5, 6-2, 6-1)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 7 91st Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (6-2, 3-6, 10-8)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

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Jun 8 26th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • Jun 8 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
  • Jun 8 Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria
  • Jun 10 "Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances
  • Jun 10 Satellite Intelsat K launched
  • Jun 11 Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group
  • Jun 11 Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of Intl Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Jun 11 US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibtion game, beat Venez 20-0

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Jun 14 10th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Jun 14 46th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trailblazers, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 14 Anne-Marie Palli wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 14 Mona Van Duyn is named 1st female US poet laureate
  • Jun 14 Ozzie Smith breaks Roy McMillan's NL mark by taking part in his 1,305th career double play
  • Jun 15 1st Berlin Air Show in 60 years
  • Jun 15 Erie Sailors (Fla Marlin farm team) 1st game beat Jamestown 6-5 in 13
  • Jun 15 Ghana Airways inaugurates flights to JFK Airport (NYC)
  • Jun 15 Jeff Reardon breaks Rollie Fingers' save record with #342
  • Jun 15 Dan Quayle, relying on faulty card, erroneously instructs Trenton NJ, elementary student to spell "potato," "potatoe" during spelling bee
  • Jun 16 Caspar Weinberger (Sec of Def 1981-87), indicted on Iran-contra charge
  • Jun 16 Colo Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game
  • Jun 16 British postage stamp celebrates 350th anniversary of the Battle of Edgehill
  • Jun 16 Jeff King is 5th to be thrown out twice trying to steal in an inning
  • Jun 16 Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)
  • Jun 16 Longest salami is 68'9 & 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway
  • Jun 17 Conn Gov Lowell Weicker & WFAN DJ Don Imus change places for 1 day

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Jun 17 Philadelphia 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • Jun 17 Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South Africa, kills 42
  • Jun 18 Ottawa Senators make goalie Peter Sidorkiewicz their 1st draft
  • Jun 18 Tampa Bay Lightning make goalie Wendell Young their 1st draft
  • Jun 19 "Batman Returns" is released in USA movie theatres

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 19 Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer Evander Holyfield
Boxer
Evander Holyfield
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Jun 19 Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa is shot twice in NYC
  • Jun 19 Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South-Africa
  • Jun 19 NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 19 "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released

  • Jun 20 Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Balt Orioles)

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Jun 20 Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Washington Capitals to the Detroit Red Wings

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • Jun 21 92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach GL Calif
  • Jun 21 Danielle Ammaccapan wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

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Jun 21 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham

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Jun 22 Two skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg, Russia identified as Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra

  • Jun 22 Supreme Court rules "hate crime" laws violated free-speech rights
  • Jun 23 "Tin Bigha Day" protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh
  • Jun 23 Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jun 23 Yitzhak Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin

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Jun 24 Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • Jun 24 Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
  • Jun 24 Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel

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Jun 24 John Gotti begins life sentence in jail

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti
  • Jun 25 "Les Miserables" opens at Vinorhady Theatre, Prague
  • Jun 25 Alexanders Department store closes all 11 stores
  • Jun 25 STS 50 launches (Columbia)
  • Jun 26 India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh
  • Jun 26 NYC's MTA votes to ban cigarette ads on Jan 1, 1993
  • Jun 26 Supreme Court rules fund soliciting can be banned at airports
  • Jun 26 Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship
  • Jun 26 UEFA European Championship: Denmark defeat Germany 2-0 in Gothenburg
  • Jun 27 "57 Channels (and Nothin' on)" by Bruce Springsteen peaks at #68
  • Jun 27 193rd ranked Andrei Olhovsky defeats #1 seed Jim Courier at Wimbledon
  • Jun 27 Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault & eliminated from Olympics decathlon
  • Jun 27 Daryl Gates retires as LA police chief
  • Jun 28 "Chinese Coffee" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • Jun 28 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
  • Jun 28 Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
  • Jun 28 Italian government of Amato forms
  • Jun 28 LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down
  • Jun 28 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • Jun 28 US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57
  • Jun 28 The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
  • Jun 29 "Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Jun 29 2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern Calif
  • Jun 29 A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season

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Jun 29 NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros
  • Jun 29 Algerian head of state, Mohamed Boudiaf, is assassinated by military officers during a public speech at the opening of a cultural center in Annaba
  • Jun 30 1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC)
  • Jun 30 Fidel Ramos installed as president of Philippines
  • Jun 30 Total solar eclipse in Uruguay (5m21s)

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Jun 30 Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jun 30 South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Jul 1 6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles
  • Jul 1 Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria
  • Jul 1 Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming
  • Jul 2 Braniff Airlines goes out of business
  • Jul 3 Thirty-one years after being expelled, South Africa has its FIFA membership reinstated
  • Jul 4 99th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (6-2 6-1)
  • Jul 4 John Phillips, rocker (Mamas & Papas), undergoes a liver transplant
  • Jul 5 106th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Agassi beats Ivanisevic (67 64 64 16 64)
  • Jul 5 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 5 Sixto Durán Ballén elected president of Ecuador
  • Jul 6 Fay Vincent institutes plans to realign NL
  • Jul 7 South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match
  • Jul 8 Florida Marlins unveil their uniform
  • Jul 8 Thomas Klestil installed as president of Austria
  • Jul 8 Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe creates the office of High Commissioner on National Minorities.
  • Jul 9 Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • Jul 9 Space Shuttle STS 50 (Columbia 13) lands
  • Jul 10 John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners
  • Jul 10 Spaceship Giotto (Halley 1986) approaches comet Grigg-Skjellerup
  • Jul 10 SuriPop VII, Suriname Popular Song Festival
  • Jul 10 US Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons
  • Jul 11 Presidential candidate Ross Perot at NAACP speech calls them "you people"
  • Jul 12 13th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Larry Laoretti
  • Jul 12 Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert
  • Jul 12 Betsy King wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
  • Jul 13 The Tripartite Alliance, consisting of the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Union, outlines a mass action plan for August
  • Jul 14 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD
  • Jul 14 Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery
  • Jul 14 All star MVP: Ken Griffey Jr (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jul 14 386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz, starting the open source operating system revolution. Linus Torvalds release "Linux" soon afterwards.

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Jul 15 Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 3 weeks to have tumor removed

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Jul 15 The Security Council of the UN examine violence in South Africa
  • Jul 17 Slovak parliament asks for self rule
  • Jul 18 Sharon Belden, of Florida, 25, crowned Miss World USA
  • Jul 18 The ten victims of the La Cantuta massacre disappear from their university in Lima, Peru.
  • Jul 19 "Price" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances
  • Jul 19 30th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats Spain in Frankfurt Germany (2-1)
  • Jul 19 Ballet dancer Peter Martins charged with beating his wife
  • Jul 19 Ebony P Warren, crowned 24th Miss Black America
  • Jul 19 Juli Inkster wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Jul 19 NYC Ballet star Peter Martins, arrested for beating his wife
  • Jul 20 121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane
  • Jul 20 Round World Air Race begins in Paris
  • Jul 20 Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.

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Jul 22 Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes prison

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Jul 22 Soyuz TM-15 launches
  • Jul 23 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour

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Jul 23 Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie's funeral

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

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Jul 24 Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3/1/93)

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Jul 24 Vickers Viscount crashes, 70 die
  • Jul 25 Army refused to overturn 127 year old conviction against Dr Mudd