What Happened on July 22, 1992

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes prison

  • Soyuz TM-15 launches

Famous Birthdays

Selena Gomez (31 years old)

American actress (Wizards of Waverly Place; Hotel Transylvania), and singer ("Wolves"; "Lose You To Love Me"), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Born in 1992

Famous Deaths

  • David Wojuarowicz, American artist (U2 single "One" sleeve), dies of AIDs at 37
  • Souleiman Franjieh, president Lebanon (1970-76), dies
  • Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, rodeo performer, model and actor best known for playing the Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51

About July 22, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 5 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