On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
  • Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel

MurderMurder of Interest

Mafia boss John Gotti begins life sentence in jail for murder and other crimes

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti

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NBA Draft: LSU center Shaquille O'Neal first pick by Orlando Magic

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal

Famous Deaths

  • Juris Podnieks, cameraman/director (Commandant), drowns
  • Len Darling, Australian cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's), dies at 82
  • Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs
  • Tony LeMans, singer/songwriter, dies in a car crash at 29