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

Baseball Record

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

Sports History

Tour de France: Miguel Induráin of Spain defends his title by 4' 35" from Italian Claudio Chiappucci; Laurent Jalabert points winner

US 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

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? 30 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
  • UK #1 Song: Ain't No Doubt - Jimmy Nail