On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1992

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott apologizes for racist remarks
  • NHL NJ Devils organization announces that it will change its colors to black, red, & white for the 1992-93 season
  • Sri Lanka's third-ever Test Cricket victory (v NZ by 9 wkts)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Barger, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins), dies at 62
  • Vincent Gardenia, Italian-American actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Moonstruck, Little Shop of Horrors), dies of a heart attack at 71
1992 Highlights

About December 9, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius