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? 30 years, 5 months and 14 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