On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1992

Historical Events

  • An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey.
  • FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12)

Sports History

Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit

Famous Birthdays

  • George MacKay, British actor (1917), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Kaya Scodelario, British actress (Skins; The Truth About Emanuel; Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
  • Lucy Fry, Australian stage and screen actress, born in Wooloowin, Queensland, Australia


Ozuna [Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado], Puerto Rican singer (Odisea), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Wright, English actor and singer, dies at 84
  • Hans Redeker, Dutch art critic (Algemeen Handelsblad), dies
1992 Highlights

About March 13, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces