On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1992

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

Historic Event

Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori suspends the constitution and dissolves Congress

  • 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

Golf 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

WrestleMania

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


Famous Weddings

  • Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka

Famous Deaths

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

Sam Walton

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


1992 Highlights

About April 5, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries