On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Search & Destroy" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • 11th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Western Kentucky, 78-62; Cardinal guard Molly Goodenbour MOP
  • Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees sweep NY Mets 6-5 at Shea

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori suspends the constitution and dissolves Congress

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori
  • Serbian troops begin besieging Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, which would become the longest siege in modern warfare
  • Several hundred-thousand abortion rights demonstrators march in Washington, D.C.
  • Thailand General Suchinda Kraprayoon installed as president

Sport awardGolf Tournament

The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Lee Trevino win his second Champions Tour major by 1 stroke from Jack Nicklaus

Sport defeatWrestleMania

WrestleMania VIII, Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, IN (62,167): Hulk Hogan defeats Sid Justice by DQ; Randy Savage beats Ric Flair for WWF Heavyweight title

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Famous Weddings

  • Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony "Tony" Papa, big band leader, dies at 65

Person of interestSam Walton

Sam Walton, American businessman (founder and CEO of Walmart and Sam's Club), dies of multiple myeloma at 74

Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart Sam Walton
Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart
Sam Walton