On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1992

Historical Events

  • San Francisco Giants announce sale of MLB franchise to group of Tampa Bay investors; move blocked by other investors
  • Taking advantage of 6 months training on home town Terrassa pitch, Spain wins their first hockey gold medal beating Germany 2-1 in the women's final at the Barcelona Olympics

Sports History

The Orlando Magic signs NBA No. 1 draft pick Shaquille O'Neal

Famous Deaths

  • John Anderson, American actor (Psycho, Ride the High Country, Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies of heart attack at 69
  • Titti Sotto, Cuban composer (La Esquina Habanera), dies
1992 Highlights

About August 7, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo