What Happened on January 22, 1992

Historical Events

  • Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
  • Sarah, Duchess of York (aka Fergie) wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
  • Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space
1992 History

Famous Deaths

  • A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
  • Ali Amini, Iranian politician and government official (Prime Minister, 1961-62; Ambassador to US, 1956-58; Member of Parliament, 1947-49), dies at 87

About January 22, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All 4 Love - Color Me Badd
  • UK #1 Song: Goodnight Girl - Wet Wet Wet