On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 5th Largest wrestling crowd (64,287-Toronto SkyDome)
  • Battleship USS Missouri, on which the Japanese surrender took place, decommissioned
  • Last defendant in St John sex assault case sentenced to 3 yrs probation
  • NFL decides to stay with 17 week schedule instead of expanded 18 games
  • NHL players begin 1st strike in 75-year history
  • Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman
  • WA beat NSW by 44 runs to win the Sheffield Shield Final
  • World's 7 wealthiest nations agree on $24B aid for former USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Juanito, soccer star (Madrid Real 1977-87), dies at 37 in car crash
  • Nigel Preston, British drummer (The Cult), dies of a drug overdose at 28