What Happened on July 27, 1992

Historical Events

  • Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Republican National Convention
  • Dimitri Lepikov, Vladimir Pychenko, Veniamin Taianovitch and Evgueni Sadovyi swim world record 4x200m freestyle (7:11.95)
  • Japanese swimmer Kyoko Iwasaki wins the 200m breaststroke in Barcelona to become the youngest to win an Olympic gold medal at 14 years-6 days

Historic Event

Nelson Mandela says a general strike will go ahead to protest for the removal of South African President F. W. de Klerk from power and for free elections

Famous Deaths

  • Jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
  • Max Dupain, Australian photographer ("Sunbaker"), dies at 81
1992 Highlights

About July 27, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 6 months and 4 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