What Happened on August 4, 1992

Historical Events

  • In its debut at the Barcelona Olympics the badminton singles gold medals are both won by Indonesian athletes, whilst both men's & women's doubles go to South Korea
  • Italian fencer Giovanna Trillini wraps up gold medals in both women's foil events at the Barcelona Olympics as part of the winning team
  • The diving competition at the Barcelona Olympics concludes with Chinese athletes dominant, winning 3 of 4 gold medals contested - American Mark Lenzi wins 3m springbaord
1992 History

Famous Birthdays

Cole SprouseCole Sprouse (30 years old)

American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Riverdale), born in Arezzo, Italy

Dylan SprouseDylan Sprouse (30 years old)

American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody), born in Arezzo, Italy

  • Flavien Prat, French jockey (Kentucky Derby 2019; Preakness Stakes 2021; Prix Marcel Boussac 2013), born in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, France
  • Tiffany Evans, American pop and R&B singer, born in The Bronx, New York City
Born in 1992

Famous Deaths

  • František Tomášek, 34th Archbishop of Prague and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church in Bohemia, dies at 93
  • Ralph Cooper, creator (Amateur Night at the Apollo), dies of cancer

About August 4, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Used To Be My Playground - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Rhythm Is A Dancer - Snap