On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1992

Historical Events

  • 1st game at Camden Field, Balt-Orioles beat Indians 2-0
  • 54th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Duke beats Michigan, 71-51; back-to-back titles for Blue Devils and coach Mike Krzyzewski
  • A general strike is declared by communist groups in Nepal.
  • British Radio Authority licenses Virgin & TV-AM radio licenses
  • Microsoft announced Windows 3.1, upgrading Windows 3.0
  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards opens, beating Cleveland 2-0
  • US Supreme Court rules a Nebraska farmer was entrapped by postal agents into buying mail-order child pornography
  • Voting begins on choice of Elvis postage stamps

Famous Deaths

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov, Russian scientist and sci-fi writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy), dies from kidney failure at 72

  • Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
1992 Highlights

About April 6, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries