On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1992

Historical Events

  • Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95
  • Charlie Ventura, American jazz tenor saxophonist (Bop for the people), dies of cancer at 75
  • Dorothy Alison, actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm), dies
  • Frank Pullen, English businessman and racehorse owner, dies at 76
1992 Highlights

About January 17, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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