On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Christmas Carol" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • Gen Suwa finds tooth of 4.4 million year old Australopithecus ramidus

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan Garrett, American actor
  • Thomas Law, British Actor

Famous Deaths

  • Dana Andrews, American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • G√ľnther Anders, German Jewish philosopher, dies at 90