On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Grand Hotel" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1,018 performances
  • "Growing Pains" final episode on ABC TV
  • "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 569 performances
  • "Master Builder" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • "Metro" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • "Who's The Boss" final episode after 8 years on ABC TV

Historic Event

Alex Haley (Roots) wins 1992 Ellis Island Award, posthumously

  • NFL Draft: University of Washington defensive end Steve Emtman from first pick by Indianapolis Colts

Baseball Record

Ozzie Smith steals his 500th base

Famous Weddings

Ice Cube

Rapper and record producer Ice Cube (22) weds Kimberly Woodruff

Famous Deaths

  • Alberta Vaughn, American actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
  • Clyde Hartley, American entertainer, dies at 68
1992 Highlights

About April 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus