On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1992

Historical Events

  • "2 Trains Running" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 160 performances
  • American Airlines reduce its 1st-class fares 20%-50%
  • Crystal Pepsi begins test marketing in Sacramento, Providence, Denver, Dallas, and Grand Rapids
  • Great Chicago Flood - Chicago's underground tunnels flood
  • Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (NY Yanks 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yanks score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2
  • Lou Carnesecca retires as coach of St John's basketball team
  • Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Degerstedt, American actress, born in Long Beach, California
  • Jett Travolta, son of actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • Mohammad Amir, Pakistani cricket bowler (5-year ban for spot-fixing), born in Changa Bangial, Pakistan

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nelson Mandela announces he will seek divorce from Winnie Madikizela

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician Winnie Mandela
Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician
Winnie Mandela

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Oulton, English character actor, dies at 84
  • Stuart Surridge, English cricketer (Capt of Surrey), dies at 74
  • Wallace Stegner, American novelist (Pulitzer 1972), dies at 84
1992 Highlights

About April 13, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries