On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1992

Historical Events

  • 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at DoubleTree Hotel

Famous Birthdays

  • Katharine Close, American Scripps National Spelling Bee champion (2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Elverman, American playwright and actor (After Hours), dies at 40
  • Clifford Allison, American stock-car racer, dies in a practice race at 27
  • David Kaplan, American news producer (ABC), shot and killed reporting in Sarajevo Yugoslavia at 44 or 45
  • Jan Elburg [Joannes G], Dutch poet (Geen letterheren), dies at 72
1992 Highlights

About August 13, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo