On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC 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

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected murderer (b. 1933)
  • Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje), dies