On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1992

Historical Events

  • Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Famous Birthdays

  • Cara Delevingne, English fashion model, actress, and LGBT activist, born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • John Cage, American composer (4′33″; Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Mazoon al-Mashani, 2nd wife of Sultan Said bin Taimur and Queen Mother of Oman, dies at about 72
  • Patricia Harmsworth, Lady Rothermere [Bubbles], English socialite and actress, dies at 59
1992 Highlights

About August 12, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Rhythm Is A Dancer - Snap