On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48