On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Streetcar Named Desire" opens at Ethel Barrymore NYC for 137 performances
  • 2nd lowest NBA scoring game - Detroit Piston 72, NY Knicks 61

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

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

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray 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
  • Matt Young no-hits Cleveland, but loses 2-1
  • NY Mets lose 1st 3 home games for 1st time since 1962
  • Trump Shuttle becomes US Air Shuttle

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Medwick, vocalist, dies at 61
1992 Highlights

About April 12, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries