On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Falsettos" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 487 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

27th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
Country Singer Reba McEntire
Country Singer
Reba McEntire
  • Country singer Doug Stone, 35, undergoes quadruple bypass surgery

USARodney King Riots

Jury acquits Los Angeles Police Department officers on charges of excessive force in the beating of Rodney King; the decision sparks massive riots in the city

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Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
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  • Sheena Easton collapses on stage while performing in "Man of LaMancha"
  • Voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps

Famous Deaths

  • Mae Clarke [Violet Mary Klotz], American actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), dies at 81
1992 Highlights

About April 29, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus