On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1992

Historical Events

Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Monica Seles beats American Mary Joe Fernández 6-2, 6-3 for her 5th career Grand Slam title

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m in 36.41"

Speed Skater Dan Jansen
Speed Skater
Dan Jansen
  • Hubble space telescope optics finds NGC3862/3C264

Famous Deaths

  • John Touchstone, American actor (Across Five Aprils), dies of cirrhosis at 59
  • Mahmoud Riad, Secretary-General of Arab League (1972-79), dies
  • Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, dies at 70
  • Vernon William Reed Sr, singer, dies after a long illness at 73
1992 Highlights

About January 25, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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