On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1992

Historical Events

  • Dutch DC-10 in fire at landing on Faro Portugal, 56 die

Famous Deaths

  • Albert King [Nelson], American blues guitarist and singer (BB King & Friends, Blues Alive), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian/US violist (Beethoven, Bach), dies at 87
  • Stella Adler, American actress (Love on Toast), dies at 90
  • Sybil Andrews, English-Canadian painter, dies at 94
1992 Highlights

About December 21, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius