On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
  • Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress

Famous Deaths

  • Malcolm Atterbury, American actor (Jonas-Thicker than Water, Apples Way), dies at 85
  • Virginia Sale-Wren, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 92