On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 32 Cubans defect to the US via helicopter
  • David Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* v India at Sydney
  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Jakob Hlasek beats Karel Nováček of Czechoslovakia 6-4, 6-4 for a 2-0 lead (ends 2-1) and Switzerland's first title

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Del Casino, band leader (Charlie Barnet Band), dies at 79
  • Judith Anderson, actress (Star Trek 3), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Ken Grieves, Australian cricketer (NSW & Lancashire leg-spin all-rounder), dies at 66
  • Lewis Michael Friedman, pianist, dies at 47 of AIDS
  • Radomiro Tomic, Chilean president (1970), dies