On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1992

Historical Events

  • Brave's Charlie Leibrandt 1,000th strikeout. He decides to keep the ball by rolling it to the dugout, allowing Ricky Jordan to take second base on error.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Irish rock band U2 plays the 1st of two sold-out nights at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, NYC

Rocker Bono
  • Largest wrestling crowd outside US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium, London
  • Randy Myers blows his 6th save of the season & it marks the 5th time he's blown a potential win for Greg Harris

Famous Birthdays

  • Mallu Magalhães, Brazilian singer-songwriter, born in São Paulo, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Norton, English children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
  • Teddy Turner, English comedian (Coronation Street), dies at 75
1992 Highlights

About August 29, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo