What Happened on August 4, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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 singer

Famous Deaths

  • Frantisek Tomasek, archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 93
  • Ralph Cooper, creator (Amateur Night at the Apollo), dies of cancer