On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1992

Historical Events

  • BPAA US Open by Robert Lawrence
  • Irish Republican Army bombs London financial district, killing 3
  • MLB Cleveland Indians set team record for long game loss to Boston Red Sox (19 innings - 6½ hr)

Famous Weddings

Christopher Reeve

"Superman" actor Christopher Reeve (39) weds actress and singer Dana Morosini (31) in Williamstown, Massachusetts

  • Country singer Lee Greenwood weds Miss Tennessee 1989 Kimberly Payne

Famous Deaths

  • Adele Dixon, British stage and screen actress and singer (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Alejandro Obregón, Colombian painter, dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Eve Merriam [Moskovitz], American writer and poet (Inner City Mother Goose), dies of liver cancer at 75
  • James Brown, American actor (Objective, Burma!; The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin -"Rip"), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Robert Houben, Belgian politician (Minister of Public Health, 1958), dies at 86
1992 Highlights

About April 11, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Save The Best For Last - Vanessa Williams
  • UK #1 Song: Stay - Shakespear's Sister