On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1992

Historical Events

  • Sharon Belden, of Florida, 25, crowned Miss World USA
  • The ten victims of the La Cantuta massacre disappear from their university in Lima, Peru

Famous Birthdays

  • Bishop Briggs, English singer-songwriter (River), born in London, England

Famous Weddings

Whitney Houston

American R&B singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry

  • Film critic Roger Ebert marries Chaz Hammel-Smith
  • Helen Windsor, daughter of British Duke and Duchess of Kent weds art dealer Timothy Taylor at Windsor Castle

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Pelleboer, Dutch meteorologist, dies
  • Mollie Parnis, American fashion designer (Mamie Eisenhower), dies in her 90s (she had long refused to disclose her exact age)
  • Rudolf Ising, cartoonist (Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies), dies at 88
  • Viktor Louis, Russian journalist, dies
1992 Highlights

About July 18, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer