What Happened on August 9, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Streetcar Named Desire" closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 performances
  • 25th Olympic Games closes in Barcelona, Spain
  • Florence Descampe wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mt
  • Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower
  • Record temperature in Berlin-Dahlem 99.3°F (37.4°C)

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Todd, [Todd Wangberg], dies of AIDS at 30
  • Jan van Baal, antropologist/gov Dutch New-Guinea, dies
  • Patrick A Devlin, England, judge/lead house of Lords, dies
  • Thomas J McIntyre, (Sen-NH, 1963-79), dies at 77