On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1992

Historical Events

  • 1st structural steel beams are erected at Jacobs Field (now Progressive Field) baseball stadium in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and South Korea.
  • Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida, making landfall at Elliott Key and later Homestead; 44 die and $25 billion in damage is recorded
  • NFL Cleveland Browns suffer their worst pre-season loss, 56-3, to Minnesota Vikings
  • Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint

Famous Deaths

  • Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74
  • Larrie Londin [Ralph Gallant], American session drummer (Motown and Nashville), dies of a heart attack at 48
1992 Highlights

About August 24, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo