On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1992

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Andrew forms south-east of Barbados in the Caribbean
  • Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0

Famous Deaths

  • Andre de Villiers, South African farmer and ANC informant, murdered at 42
  • Barbara Morgan, American photographer (Martha Graham), dies at 92
  • Tommy Nutter, English fashion designer (bell bottom pants), dies of AIDs at 49
1992 Highlights

About August 17, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo