On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1992

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes prison

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Soyuz TM-15 launches

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestSelena Gomez

Selena Gomez, American actress and singer (Revival, Stars Dance), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez

Famous Deaths

  • David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), 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
1992 Highlights

About July 22, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer