On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1992

Historical Events

  • In a blockbuster NHL trade, Pittsburgh Penguins send Mark Recchi, Brian Benning & LA's 1st round 1992 pick (Jason Bowen) to the Philadelphia Flyers for Kjell Samuelsson, Rick Tocchet & Ken Wregget
  • Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances
  • Peter Collins discovers nova Cygni 1992
  • Porn producer Jim Mitchell found guilty of killing his brother Artie
  • Professional Spring Football League announces end of operations, 10 days before the scheduled season opener; 10 teams had players in camp and practicing, and rosters cut down to 60 players

Famous Deaths

  • Chet Leaming, dies after brief illness at 66
1992 Highlights

About February 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces