On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
  • Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings
  • 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
  • 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, jazz drummer, dies at 48