On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1992

Historical Events

Historic Publication

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

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

Rodney King Riots

Los Angeles Dodgers postpone 3 MLB games due to racial riots over the infamous Rodney King beating

Baseball Record

Oakland outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th MLB career base in A's 7-6 win at Detroit


Famous Birthdays

  • Matĕj Vydra, Czech Republic soccer striker (26 caps; Watford, Derby County, Burnley), born in Chotĕboř, Czech Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Sharon Redd, American house music and urban contemporary singer (b. 1945)
1992 Highlights

About May 1, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus