On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Metro" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1st concrete is poured at new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
  • Afghan president Najibullah resigns
  • NY Rangers win team record 50th game
  • The Katina P runs aground off of Maputo, Mozambique. 60,000 tons of crude oil spill into the ocean.

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince S├ębastien of Luxembourg, Prince of Luxembourg, born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Russell, American drummer and vocalist (Your Hit Parade), dies of stroke at 72
  • Frank Killmond, dies at 58
  • Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), dies of emphysema at 71
1992 Highlights

About April 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries