What Happened on May 1, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Danielle Steel’s historical romance novel “Jewels” is published

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel
  • Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots over Rodney King beating

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • NY Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs NJ Devils)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Birthdays

  • Matĕj Vydra, Czech Republic soccer striker (Derby County), born in Chotĕboř, Czech Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Sharon Redd, American house music and urban contemporary singer (b. 1945)