What Happened on December 26, 1992

Historical Events

  • New York Jets announcer Marty Glickman retires at 75
  • The NHL's San Jose Sharks end a 13-game losing streak with a 7-2 win over the LA Kings, albeit allowing 59 shots, the most in team history; Jeff Hacket makes 57 saves

Famous Birthdays

Jade ThirlwallJade Thirlwall (30 years old)

English pop singer-songwriter (Little Mix - "Sweet Melody"), born in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England

Born in 1992

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Voeten, Dutch journalist and poet (Antipodes), dies at 74
  • Constance Carpenter, English-American actress (2 Worlds), dies of stroke at 87
  • Edmund Davies, British judge (as Lord Justice of appeal, tried the Great Train Robbers, Edmund-Davies police pay review), dies at 86
  • John G. Kemeny, Hungarian-American computer pioneer (developed BASIC programming language), dies at 66
  • Nikita Magaloff, Georgian-Russian-Swiss pianist (1st to record Chopin's complete works), dies at 80

About December 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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