On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCole Sprouse

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

Person of interestDylan Sprouse

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

  • Tiffany Evans, American pop and R&B singer, born in The Bronx, New York City

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
1992 Highlights

About August 4, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo