On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jury selection begins in the LA police beating Rodney King case

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win v India

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestNeymar

Neymar Jr., Brazilian soccer forward (world record transfer fee $263m FC Barcelona to PSG), born in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo

Footballer Neymar

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Zimmerman, editor, dies
  • Laura Liddell, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • Miguel Rolando Covian, Brazilian physiologist (b. 1913)