On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1992

Historical Events

  • "City of Angels" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 878 performances
  • Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $23.5 million
  • IBM announces a nearly $5B loss for 1992

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble

Professional Wrestler Ric Flair
Professional Wrestler
Ric Flair
  • Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Logan Lerman, American actor, born in Beverly Hills, California
  • Mac Miller [Malcolm McCormick], American rapper and music producer (Best Day Ever), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Shawn Johnson, American artistic gymnast, born in Des Moines, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Manabendra Mukhopadhyay, Bengali singer and composer (Ei Ganga ei Padda), dies at 60
1992 Highlights

About January 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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