On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Colombo '92 closes in Genoa Italy
  • Striker Brian Deane scores both goals for Sheffield United in a season-opening 2-1 home win over Manchester United at Bramall Lane; first of Deane's goals is the first in EPL's inaugural season

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester

Famous Deaths

  • Evelyn Wesler Zemel, American author (American Glass Animals), dies
  • Giorgio Perlasca, Italian anti-fascist (saved 5,200 Jews), dies
  • Jackie Edwards, Jamaican songwriter (Keep On Running), dies at 53 or 54
  • Marie Paxton, English actress, dies at 82
  • Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
  • Osamu Inaba, Japanese min of justice, dies