On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1992

Historical Events

  • 2nd lowest NBA scoring game - Detroit Pistons 72, NY Knicks 61

US Masters Golf

56th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Fred Couples wins his only major title, 2 strokes ahead of 1976 champion Raymond Floyd

  • Earthquake rocks Germany
  • Euro Disney (Disneyland Paris) opens in Marne-la-Vallee, France
  • Lynn Gunther of California threatens to blow herself up in front of UN
  • MLB Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Young no-hits Cleveland Indians, but loses 2-1
  • NY Mets lose 1st 3 home games for 1st time since 1962

Theater Premiere

Revival of Tennessee Williams' play "A Streetcar Named Desire", starring Alec Baldwin & Jessica Lange, opens at Ethel Barrymore NYC for 137 performances

  • Trump Shuttle becomes US Air Shuttle

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgio Cantarini, Italian actor (Gladiator), born in Orvieto, Umbria, Italy

Famous Divorces

Lenny Kravitz

Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz, after 5 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Medwick, American R&B singer, and songwriter ("Further On Up The Road"), dies at 61
1992 Highlights

About April 12, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries