What Happened on July 15, 1992

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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
Born in 1992

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

About July 15, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
  • UK #1 Song: Ain't No Doubt - Jimmy Nail