On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1992

Historical Events

  • Romesh Kaluwitharana scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (SL v Australia)
  • Sri Lanka make their highest cricket score ever 8-547 v Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Donald William Kerst, American Physicist who developed the betatron, dies of a brain tumor at 80
  • Feliks Arons, Dutch director and actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48
  • Norvel Lee, American boxer (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 67
1992 Highlights

About August 19, 1992

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo