On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Two Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Chapultepec Peace Accords are signed in Mexico City which ends the 12-year Salvadoran Civil War

Music History

Eric Clapton performs for an episode of MTV "Unplugged" at Bray Film Studios in Windsor, England. Recording won six Grammy Awards, and became Clapton's bestselling album, and the bestselling live album of all time

Famous Deaths

  • Ajahn Chah, Thai Buddhist meditation master, dies at 73
  • Roselle Novelle, silent film actress, dies at 95
1992 Highlights

About January 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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