On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 7 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Defenseman Denis Potvin's #5 becomes first number retired by NY Islanders; Potvin played entire 15 year NHL career in NY

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin

AgreementContract of Interest

Slugging outfielder Barry Bonds signs highest single year contract in MLB history, $4.7 million with Pittsburgh Pirates

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Famous Deaths

  • George Berkeley, American actor (Life Stinks, Capts & Kings), dies at 70
  • Irving Kaufman, American federal judge (Rosenberg Case), dies at 81
1992 Highlights

About February 1, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius