What Happened on December 3, 1992

Historical Events

  • The Greek oil tanker Aegean Sea, carrying 80,000 tonnes of crude oil, runs aground in a storm while approaching La Coruña, Spain, and spills much of its cargo
  • UN Security Council passes Resolution 794 authorizing US led allied forces to intervene in war-torn Somalia to restore order and allow humanitarian aid to be delivered

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph McManners, English actor
Born in 1992

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Ellerbe, American actor (House of Usher; Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
  • Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor, dies of emphysema at 74
  • Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies

About December 3, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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