June 1992 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 America West Arena opens in Phoenix
  • Jun 1 E Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced
  • Jun 1 Snowfall in Colorado
  • Jun 2 Wilson Phillips release their second 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 USPS announces young Elvis beats old Elvis stamp
  • Jun 4 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is signed in New York
  • Jun 6 Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car
  • Jun 7 NASA's Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) launches
  • Jun 8 Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria
  • Jun 10 Satellite Intelsat K launched
  • 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 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 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
  • Jun 17 Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South Africa, kills 42
  • Jun 19 Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa is shot twice in NYC
  • Jun 19 Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South-Africa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Jun 24 Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 24 John Gotti begins life sentence in jail

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti
  • 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 27 "57 Channels (and Nothin' on)" by Bruce Springsteen peaks at #68
  • Jun 27 Daryl Gates retires as LA police chief
  • 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 The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
  • Jun 29 2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern Calif
  • Jun 29 A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season
  • 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 Fidel Ramos installed as president of Philippines
  • Jun 30 Total solar eclipse in Uruguay (5m21s)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 13 Tyler Davison, was world's smallest baby at 6 inches, 11 ounces

Weddings in History

  • Jun 15 Director Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest) marries Virginia Bush Ford
  • Jun 28 US President George H. W. Bush's daughter Dorothy marries Bobby Koch

Deaths in History

  • Jun 1 Louise Hoff, entertainer, dies at 69
  • Jun 3 Patrick Peyton, Rosary Priest, dies of kidney failure at 83
  • Jun 3 William E Gaines, publisher (Mad Magazine), dies at 70
  • Jun 5 Max Lerner, US writer/columnist (NY Post), dies at 88
  • Jun 8 Beverly Carter, entertainer, dies at 51
  • Jun 8 Farag Foeda, Egyptian writer/publicist, murdered
  • Jun 8 William McGowan, entrepreneur (MCI), dies at 64
  • Jun 9 Cathy Bennett, jury selection expert, dies of breast cancer at 41
  • Jun 10 Otto FAH van Nispen, mayor of Pannerden/MP (KVP), dies at 85
  • Jun 10 Zak Hern├índez, American soldier (b. 1973)
  • Jun 11 Marjorie Newell Robb, oldest living survivor of Titanic, dies at 103
  • Jun 11 Marlene Hazlett, entertainer, dies of cancer
  • Jun 12 Edward Fleming, Danish director (Lille Spejl), dies
  • Jun 17 Frederick Exley, novelist (Fan's Note), dies at 63
  • Jun 18 Peter Allen, entertainer (Legs Diamond), dies of aids at 48
  • Jun 18 Mordecai Ardon, one of Israel's greatest painters (b. 1896)
  • Jun 18 Benjamin Guinness, 3rd Earl of Iveagh, British brewer (Guinness) and large landowner, dies of cancer at 55
  • Jun 21 Li Xiannian, President of the People's Republic of China (1983-88), dies at 82
  • Jun 22 Frederic I Rinaldo, writer (Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein), dies
  • Jun 22 M F K Fisher, cook book author, dies of Parkinson Disease at 83
  • Jun 23 Lou Ramos, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 23 Renie Irene Brouillet Conley, American costume designer (Cleopatra), dies
  • Jun 25 James Stirling, Scottish D-Day parachutist/architect, dies
  • Jun 25 William E Harris, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 27 Sandy Amoros, Bkln Dodger, dies at 62 of pneumonia
  • Jun 28 Mikhail Tai, World chess champion (1960-61), dies at 55
  • Jun 29 Mohammed Boudiaf, president of Algeria, assassinated at 73
  • Jun 29 Pierre Billotte, French military man (IIGM), dies
  • Jun 30 Doug Delauder, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 30 Nico Booken, director (Jewish Labor Social), dies