On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
  • Ali Amini, Prime Minister of Iran (1961-62), dies
1992 Highlights

About January 22, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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