Historical Events in 1992 (Part 4)

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  • Jul 25 25th Olympic Games opens in Barcelona, Spain
  • Jul 26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 26 47th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Jul 26 Britain honours her dead in the Falklands War

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Jul 26 Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Jul 26 79th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 27 Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Rep National Convention
  • Jul 27 Dimitri Lepikov, Vladimir Pychenko, Veniamin Taianovitch & Evgueni Sadovyi swim world record 4x200m freestyle (7:11.95)

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Jul 27 Nelson Mandela says a general strike will go ahead to protest for the removal of South African President F. W. de Klerk from power and for free elections

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • Jul 28 Groundbreaking of Fla Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium
  • Jul 29 "Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • Jul 29 Evgueni Sadovyi swims world record/OR 400m freestyle (3:45.00)
  • Jul 29 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession
  • Jul 30 Lin Li swims female world record/OR 200m medley (2:11.65)
  • Jul 31 Jeff Rouse swims world record/OR 100m backstroke (53.86 sec)
  • Jul 31 Kieren John Perkins swims world record/OR 1500m free style (14:43.4)
  • Jul 31 Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36)
  • Jul 31 Thai Airbus crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 113 die
  • Jul 31 Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec)
  • Aug 1 "Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Aug 1 NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres
  • Aug 1 USA/USSR Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica
  • Aug 2 "Death & the Maiden" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 performances
  • Aug 2 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Welch's Golf Classic
  • Aug 2 Tom Seaver, R Fingers, Hal Newhouser, & B McGowan enter Hall of Fame
  • Aug 3 Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles (3,000-2,531)
  • Aug 3 Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 3 "Unforgiven" directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman premieres in Los Angelese (Best Picture 1993)

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
Actor Morgan Freeman
Actor
Morgan Freeman
Actor Gene Hackman
Actor
Gene Hackman

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Aug 5 4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • Aug 7 Cleveland Indians turn a triple play
  • Aug 7 Tampa Bay group purchases SF Giants
  • Aug 8 Lou Whitaker hits his 200th career HR
  • Aug 9 "Streetcar Named Desire" closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 perf
  • Aug 9 Florence Descampe wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mt
  • Aug 9 Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower
  • Aug 9 Record temperature in Berlin-Dahlem 99.3°F (37.4°C)
  • Aug 9 25th Olympic Games closes in Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 10 Satellite TOPEX/Poseidon launched
  • Aug 10 Soyuz TM-15 lands
  • Aug 11 Oakland A's rip Jose Canseco for leaving stadium before end of game
  • Aug 12 Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
  • Aug 13 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Double Tree Hotel
  • Aug 15 Colombo '92 closes in Genoa Italy
  • Aug 16 20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur
  • Aug 16 74th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St Louis
  • Aug 16 Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k (7:28.96)
  • Aug 17 Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
  • Aug 18 "Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 performances
  • Aug 19 Romesh Kaluwitharana scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (SL v Australia)
  • Aug 19 Sri Lanka make their highest cricket score ever 8-547 v Australia
  • Aug 20 England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record
  • Aug 22 Matthews & Warne spin Australia to a famous win v Sri Lanka
  • Aug 22 FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
  • Aug 23 Kris Tschetter wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
  • Aug 23 Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
  • Aug 23 Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress
  • Aug 24 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
  • Aug 24 Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings
  • Aug 24 Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die
  • Aug 24 Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint
  • Aug 24 Diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and South Korea.
  • Aug 25 Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 26 "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • Aug 27 CFL revokes BC Lions franchise
  • Aug 27 Mets trade David Cone to Toronto for Jeff Kent & Ryan Thompson
  • Aug 28 Test cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo
  • Aug 29 Largest wrestling crowd outside US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium, London
  • Aug 29 Randy Myers blows his 6th save of the season & it marks the 5th time he's blown a potential win for Greg Harris
  • Aug 29 Brave's Charlie Leibrandt 1,000th strikeout. He decides to keep the ball by rolling it to the dugout, allowing Ricky Jordan to take second base on error.
  • Aug 30 "2 Trains Running" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 160 performances
  • Aug 30 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 229 performances
  • Aug 30 92nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Justin Leonard
  • Aug 30 David Lewett & Jane Luu discovers comet: "1992 QB1" 64 mil km from Sun
  • Aug 30 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sun-Times Golf Challenge
  • Aug 31 44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure, Christopher Lloyd & Dana Delane win
  • Aug 31 Dynamite explosion in Philipines mine; 500 die
  • Aug 31 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Cleveland, Ohio on WNCX 98.5 FM
  • Sep 1 NYC police commisioner Brown resigns
  • Sep 1 Tommy Smothers undergoes arthroscopic surgery
  • Sep 1 49th Venice Film Festival: "The Story of Qiu Ju" directed by Yimou Zhang wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 2 Nicaragua struck by earthquake/floodings; 118 die
  • Sep 2 US dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)

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Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 4 "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
  • Sep 5 Dan O'Brien sets world record decathlon (8891 pts)
  • Sep 6 Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
  • Sep 7 Army of Ciskei homeland kills 28 ANC demonstrators
  • Sep 7 Baseball commissioner Faye Vincent resigns
  • Sep 7 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • Sep 8 Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4
  • Sep 8 Howard Stern Radio Show begins broadcasting in Dallas (KGEL-FM 97.1)
  • Sep 9 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 9 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Sep 9 MLB player Robin Yount, is 17th to reach 3,000 hits
  • Sep 10 Bud Selig becomes interm commissioner of baseball
  • Sep 10 Lucy in Peanuts comics raises her Pyschiatric Help from 5 cents to 47 cents
  • Sep 11 Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die & 8,000 injured
  • Sep 12 Hurricane Inuki pounds Hawaii
  • Sep 12 STS-47 (Endeavour 2) launches

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 12 Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in US Open history (5hr 26min)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang

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Sep 12 Mae Jemison is the 1st African American woman to go into space (aboard Endeavour STS-47)

Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison
Astronaut and Physician
Mae Jemison

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 12 112th Women's U.S. Open: Monica Seles beats Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Sep 13 NY Giants trailing Dallas Cowboys 34-0 in 3rd, lose 34-28

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Sep 13 Nancy Lopez wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Sep 13 112th Men's U.S. Open: Stefan Edberg beats Pete Sampras (3-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-2)
  • Sep 14 1st subway car completed to be exported from US (to Taiwan)
  • Sep 16 "Les Miserables" opens at Nuevo Apolo, Madrid
  • Sep 16 900 die in flood in Pakistan
  • Sep 16 FCC votes to allow competition for local phone service
  • Sep 17 Theodore (Ted) Weiss wins democratic primary for NYC congressional seat despite having died on 14th
  • Sep 17 Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ8.8 billion
  • Sep 17 House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
  • Sep 17 NFL decides to suspend World League Football
  • Sep 19 Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
  • Sep 19 UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia

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Sep 19 Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson & Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR/30-steal seasons

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
MLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson
MLB Third Baseman
Howard Johnson
MLB Outfielder Ron Gant
MLB Outfielder
Ron Gant
  • Sep 19 17th Toronto International Film Festival: "Strictly Ballroom" directed by Baz Luhrmann wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 20 Colleen Walker wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 20 France votes in favor of Maastricht treaty
  • Sep 20 Leanza Cornett (Florida), 21, crowned 66th Miss America 1993
  • Sep 20 Phils' Mickey Moradini makes an unassisted triple play
  • Sep 20 Space shuttle STS-47 (Endeavour 2) lands
  • Sep 22 Heavy storm in South France, 34 die
  • Sep 23 Bill Comrie purchases BC Lions from CFL
  • Sep 23 Bradlees announces it will take over Alexander's dept stores in NYC
  • Sep 23 Jackson Browne reportedly beats girlfriend Daryl Hannah
  • Sep 23 Mud storm kills 30 in South France
  • Sep 23 1st female to play in a NHL exhibition game (Manon Rheaume, goalie) for Tampa Bay Lightning - gives up 2 goals on 9 attempts in 1 period
  • Sep 24 John Jaha ties record of 11 teammates to steal 10 bases (Brewers)
  • Sep 24 Scott Stevens is named 5th Captain in NJ Devils history
  • Sep 24 Toronto's Dave Winfield, 40, is oldest player to reach 100-RBI

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Sep 25 "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount NYC

Musician Barry Manilow
Musician
Barry Manilow
  • Sep 25 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Sep 25 Opening Main-Donau canal (North Sea-Black Sea)

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Sep 25 Sparky Anderson ties Hughie Jennings as Detroit's winningest manager

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Sep 25 US Mars Observer launched from Space shuttle
  • Sep 25 Gregory Kingsley, 12, wins right to divorce his parents & live with his foster parents, he takes name Shawn Russ

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Sep 26 Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova, 7-5, 6-3

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Sep 26 Nigerian Air Force Hercules C-130 crashes three minutes after take-off from Lagos, Nigeria, killing 163

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 26 Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Sep 26 Tsuruhiko Kiuchi discovers comet Swift-Tuttle
  • Sep 26 1st time a positional player pitches for NY Mets, Phil Pecota, in 19-2 lose to Pirates
  • Sep 27 ASPCA stops Santeria ceremony in Bronx halts sacrifice of 42 animals
  • Sep 27 LA Dodgers for 1st time in history clinch last place
  • Sep 27 Nancy Scranton wins Los Coyotes LPGA Golf Classic
  • Sep 27 Pittsburgh Pirates win their 3rd straight NL East title
  • Sep 27 Seattle's Randy Johnson ties AL record for lefties with 18 strike outs
  • Sep 28 "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" closes at Paramount Theater NYC
  • Sep 28 "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
  • Sep 28 Oakland A's win AL West title
  • Sep 28 Pakistani Airbus A-300 crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 167 dies
  • Sep 29 Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 29 Magic Johnson announces return to play basketball (he doesn't)

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • Sep 29 Parliament suspends president Fernando Collor

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 30 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 30 KC Royal George Brett gets 4 hits to become 18th to get 3,000 hits

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Sep 30 Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars
  • Oct 1 "Oba Oba '93" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • Oct 1 Cartoon Cable Network premieres
  • Oct 1 Greater Pittsburgh International Airport opens
  • Oct 1 Ross Perot re-enters US presidental race
  • Oct 2 VP Itamar Franco becomes President of Brazil
  • Oct 2 The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Oct 3 Atlanta Braves win franchise record 98th game (old record 95 in 1957)

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Oct 3 Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

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Oct 3 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
  • Oct 3 Toronto Blue Jays win AL East title
  • Oct 4 "Anna Karenina" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • Oct 4 "Real Inspector Hound" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • Oct 4 1st time AL East & West champs have same record (96-66)-Tor & Oak
  • Oct 4 2nd Solheim Cup: Europe beats US, 11½-6½ at Dalmahoy CC Scotland
  • Oct 4 El Al cargo plane crashes at Amsterdam Bijlmer, 43 die
  • Oct 4 Miami Dolphin Louis Oliver returns record tying interception 103 yards
  • Oct 4 The Rome General Peace Accords ends a 16 year civil war in Mozambique.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 5 1st overturn of a George H. W. Bush veto (cable bill)

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Oct 5 NY senator Alphonse D'Mato filibusters for 15 hours 20 mins
  • Oct 5 US Air goes on strike
  • Oct 7 Tampa Bay Lightning become 1st NHL expansion team to win opener (7-2)
  • Oct 8 Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies poet Derek Walcott
  • Oct 8 Ottawa Senators 1st NHL game
  • Oct 8 Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus
  • Oct 9 Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to NY
  • Oct 9 A 13 kilogram (est.) meteorite lands in the driveway of Knapp residence, Peekskill, New York, destroying family's 1980 Chevrolet Malibu
  • Oct 10 Floriade (Flower Show) closes at Hague, Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 11 1st three-way US presidential debate (George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Ross Perot)

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

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Oct 11 Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • Oct 11 Toronto down 6-1 in 7th beats A's 7-6 in 11th in AL playoff
  • Oct 12 5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)
  • Oct 12 Arecibo radio telescope begins Microwave search for occupied planets
  • Oct 12 Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF heavyweight title
  • Oct 12 Expo '92 closes in Seville Spain
  • Oct 12 Howard Stern radio show premieres in Albany NY (WQBK 103.5 & 103.9 FM)
  • Oct 12 Microwave Observing Project begins (seeking alien life)
  • Oct 12 Wash Redskin Art Monk sets NFL record with 820th reception
  • Oct 14 Toronto Blue Jays beats Oakland A's to win their 1st AL pennant
  • Oct 14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
  • Oct 14 MLB American League Championship: Toronto Blue Jays beat Oakland Athletics, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 15 Charles Taylor launches an offensive against Monrovia Liberia
  • Oct 15 Howard Stern radio show begins broadcasting on WLUP-AM, Chicago
  • Oct 15 NYC Subway motorman Robert Ray convicted of manslaughter in death of 5 riders, when he fell asleep drunk while in control of train