On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 46 performances
  • Hurricane Andrew makes landfall in Louisiana as Category 3 storm after causing deaths and severe damage in Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Yang Yilin, Chinese gymnast, born in Huadu, Guangzhou, China

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected of being the Zodiac killer) (b. 1933)
  • Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Tintin, Kuifje), dies at 66
1992 Highlights

About August 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo