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, English songwriter and actor (House of Anubis-Fabian Rutter), 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
1992 Highlights

About August 21, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo