On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1992

Historical Events

Historic Event

Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 3 weeks to have tumor removed

  • The Security Council of the UN examine violence in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Koharu Kusumi, Japanese pop singer (Morning Musume), born in Ojimaya, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Chingiz Mustafayev, Azerbaijan's most noted journalist (b. 1960)
  • Hammer DeRoburt, First President of Nauru, dies at 69
  • Henk van der Molen, Dutch guitarist, composer, and writer (Martine Bijl), dies
1992 Highlights

About July 15, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer