On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1992

Historical Events

  • 146th Grand National: 14/1 shot Party Politics, ridden by Welsh jockey Carl Llewellyn wins by 2½ lengths from Romany King
  • Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad

Historic Event

Jury deliberations begin in Noriega case

  • Sali Berisha becomes president and Alexander Meksi premier of Albania

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexa Nikolas, American actress (Zoey 101), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Weddings

Sam Kinison

Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas

  • John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Russell, American experimental classical-pop fusion cellist, and composer, dies of AIDS at 40
  • Karl Tunberg, US scriptwriter (Ben Hur), dies
  • Rodolfo Holzmann, Peruvian composer, dies at 81
  • Samuel Reshevsky, Polish-American chess grandmaster, dies at 80
  • Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59
1992 Highlights

About April 4, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries