On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • Britain honours her dead in the Falklands War

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Tour de France: Miguel IndurĂ¡in of Spain defends his title by 4' 35" from Italian Claudio Chiappucci; Laurent Jalabert points winner

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Oakmont CC: Patty Sheehan wins an 18-hole Monday playoff over runner-up Juli Inkster, 72 to 74

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Famous Weddings

  • "Kiss" guitarist Paul Stanley weds model Pamela Bowen

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Wells, American pop and soul singer ("My Guy"), dies of laryngeal cancer at 49
  • Ron Webber, dies of cancer at 60
1992 Highlights

About July 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo