On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1992

Historical Events


USARodney King Riots

Jury selection begins in the trial of Los Angeles police charged with beating Rodney King

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Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
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  • 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
Footballer
Neymar

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Zimmerman, editor, dies
  • Laura Liddell, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • Miguel Rolando Covian, Brazilian physiologist (b. 1913)
1992 Highlights

About February 5, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius