On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British postage stamp celebrates 350th anniversary of the Battle of Edgehill
  • Caspar Weinberger (Sec of Def 1981-87), indicted on Iran-contra charge
  • Colorado Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game
  • Jeff King is 5th to be thrown out twice trying to steal in an inning
  • Longest salami is 68'9 & 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway
  • Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)

Famous Deaths

  • Joris Diels, Flemish actor and director (It's a Cruel World, Haagsche Comedy), dies at 89