On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Frances Bean Cobain, American artist and daughter of Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Riko Narumi, Japanese actress and model, born in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher McCandless, subject of the book Into the Wild (b. 1968)
  • Gerard Sonder, Dutch radio host (AVRO), dies
  • John Stuges, director (Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of emphysema at 82
1992 Highlights

About August 18, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo