On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1992

Historical Events

  • 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
  • Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
  • Italian government of Amato forms
  • LA Police commissioner Daryl Gates steps down

Theater Premiere

Ra Lewis' dramatic play "Chinese Coffee", starring Al Pacino, opens at the Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 18 performances

  • The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law
  • US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57

Famous Birthdays

  • Elaine Thompson-Herah, Jamaican athlete (Olympic gold 100/200m 2016, 2020; 200m 2016), born in Manchester, Jamaica

Famous Weddings

  • US President George H. W. Bush's daughter Dorothy marries Bobby Koch

Famous Deaths

  • John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WWI) and official war painter, dies at 88
  • Mikhail Tai, World chess champion (1960-61), dies at 55
1992 Highlights

About June 28, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer