On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1992

Historical Events

Sports History

British Williams driver Nigel Mansell finishes second in Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring to clinch his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship

  • Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), St. Charles CC: American Sherri Steinhauer wins first of 2 majors (British Open 2006) by 3 from Judy Dickinson
  • Moses Kiptanui of Kenya runs world 3,000m record 7:28.96 in Cologne, Germany

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Bellerive CC: Nick Price of Zimbabwe wins by 3 from John Cook, Nick Faldo, Jim Gallagher & Gene Sauers

Famous Weddings

Janeane Garofalo

Comedian Janeane Garofalo (27) weds writer Robert Cohen in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
1992 Highlights

About August 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo