September 1992 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 NYC police commisioner Brown resigns
  • Sep 1 Tommy Smothers undergoes arthroscopic surgery
  • Sep 2 Nicaragua struck by earthquake/floodings; 118 die
  • Sep 2 US dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)
  • Sep 6 Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
  • Sep 7 Army of Ciskei homeland kills 28 ANC demonstrators
  • Sep 8 Howard Stern Radio Show begins broadcasting in Dallas (KGEL-FM 97.1)
  • 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 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
  • Sep 14 1st subway car completed to be exported from US (to Taiwan)
  • 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 19 UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia
  • Sep 19 17th Toronto International Film Festival: "Strictly Ballroom" directed by Baz Luhrmann wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 20 France votes in favor of Maastricht treaty
  • 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 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 24 Toronto's Dave Winfield, 40, is oldest player to reach 100-RBI
  • Sep 25 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Sep 25 Opening Main-Donau canal (North Sea-Black Sea)
  • 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
  • Sep 26 Nigerian Air Force Hercules C-130 crashes three minutes after take-off from Lagos, Nigeria, killing 163
  • Sep 26 Tsuruhiko Kiuchi discovers comet Swift-Tuttle
  • Sep 27 ASPCA stops Santeria ceremony in Bronx halts sacrifice of 42 animals
  • Sep 27 Seattle's Randy Johnson ties AL record for lefties with 18 strike outs
  • Sep 28 Oakland A's win AL West title
  • Sep 28 Pakistani Airbus A-300 crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 167 dies
  • Sep 29 Parliament suspends president Fernando Collor

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 30 Marina CAK Windsor, granddaughter of English prince Edward

Weddings in History

  • Sep 5 Andrew "Dice" Clay marries his long time partner Trinie

Deaths in History

  • Sep 2 Barbara McClintock, US, geneticist (Nobel 1983), dies at 90
  • Sep 2 Piotr Jaroszewicz, premier of Poland (1970-80), dies
  • Sep 3 Johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies
  • Sep 5 Dorothy MacKaye, marital advisor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 88
  • Sep 8 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91), dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Erik Terpstra, director (Versier de leegte, De ander, Daniel), dies
  • Sep 11 Paul Storken, Dutch priest (Away Backing), dies
  • Sep 13 Lou Jacobs, US clown (1966 US postage stamp), dies at 89
  • Sep 14 Ted Weiss, (Rep-NY, 1977-92), dies at 64
  • Sep 14 Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (b. 1903)
  • Sep 15 Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92), dies at 79
  • Sep 16 Duke Robbins, entertainer, dies of pneumonia at 71
  • Sep 16 Lee Tully, entertainer, dies
  • Sep 16 Millicent Fenwick, (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82), dies at 82
  • Sep 17 William A Swanberg, biographer (Henry Luce, Pulitzer 1973), dies at 84
  • Sep 19 Jacques Pic, french restaurant owner, dies
  • Sep 21 Hans Rosenberg, astronomer/alderman of Utrecht, dies
  • Sep 23 Bernice Gera, 1st female basball ump (1969 NY-Penn League) dies at 61
  • Sep 23 James A Van Fleet, US general (D-Day, Battle of Bulge), dies at 100
  • Sep 23 Paul E Garber, 1st curator (National Air & Space Museum), dies at 93
  • Sep 26 Ralph Manheim, translator (Mein Kampf), dies at 85
  • Sep 27 Wim Van Exter, founder Unity Profession Central (1944), dies
  • Sep 28 John Leech, British mathematician, dies at 66