What Happened on July 7, 1992

Historical Events

Sports History

After undergoing the traditional five-year waiting procedure, Czech tennis star Ivan Lendl officially becomes a US citizen

  • South Africa beats Cameroon 1-0 in Durban in first FIFA sanctioned match after nearly 20 years international isolation, apartheid

Famous Deaths

  • Clint Frank, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1937; unanimous All-American 1937; Yale), dies at 76
  • Josy Barthel, Luxembourgish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 65
  • Juanita Jackson Mitchell, American lawyer (1st African American to practice law in Maryland, NAACP), dies at 79
  • Ruurd Faber, Dutch politician and Mayor of Aalten (1971-75), dies at 79
1992 Highlights

About July 7, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 6 months and 25 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: Abba-Esque Ep - Erasure