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
  • "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

Ellis Island Medal of Honor

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

  • George C. Wolfe, Susan Birkenhead, and Luther Henderson's musical "Jelly's Last Jam", based on the life and work of Jelly Roll Morton, starring Gregory Hines and Savion Glover, opens at Virginia Theater, NYC; runs for 569 performances
  • NFL Draft: University of Washington defensive end Steve Emtman from first pick by Indianapolis Colts

Baseball Record

Ozzie Smith steals his 500th base

1992 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Judge, American MLB baseball outfielder, 2017-present, AL Rookie of the Year, 4X All-Star, 2X AL homerun leader (New York Yankees), born in Linden, California
Born in 1992

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

About April 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jump - Kris Kross
  • UK #1 Song: Deeply Dippy - Right Said Fred