What Happened on July 19, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Price" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances
  • 30th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats Spain in Frankfurt Germany (2-1)

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Englishman Nick Faldo wins his 3rd Open title, by 1 stroke from American John Cook

  • Ebony P Warren, crowned 24th Miss Black America

Federation Cup

Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Frankfurt, Germany: Germany wins 2nd title with 2-1 win over Spain; Steffi Graf clinches final 6-4, 6-2 against Arantxa Sánchez Vicario

  • NYC ballet dancer Peter Martins is arrested for beating his wife
1992 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Brugman, Dutch puppeteer (Dutch marionette theater), dies
  • Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79
  • Paolo Borsellino, Italian anti-mafia judge, murdered by mafia

About July 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 11 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