On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1992

Historical Events

  • US Marshals move in on Randy Weaver's cabin in Ruby Ridge, Idaho to apprehend him on firearms charges; an 11 day stand-off ensues

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Kavanagh, British stage and screen actor (House of Anubis - "Fabian"), and singer-songwriter, born in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England

Famous Deaths

  • Dai Vernon [David Frederick Wingfield Verner], Canadian magician, dies at 98
  • Lucille Brown, actress (Farina-Our Gang), dies after illness at 74
  • Theo van Tijn, Marxist/social-historian, dies at 65
  • Theodor Berger, Austrian composer. (Sinfonia Parabolica), dies at 87
1992 Highlights

About August 21, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo