What Happened on January 8, 1992

Historical Events

Historic Event

George H. W. Bush gets ill & vomits on Japanese prime minister's lap

Famous Birthdays

  • Shahdon Winchester, Trinidadian soccer winger (27 caps; MurciĆ©lagos), born in Princes Town, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Abderrahim Bouabid, Moroccan politician (Socialist Union of Popular Forces) and an opponent of French Imperialism and King Hassan II, dies at 69
  • Johnny Meijer, Dutch accordionist known as the King of Accordions (Body & Soul), dies at 79
1992 Highlights

About January 8, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black Or White - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody/These Are The Days Of Our Lives - Queen