On This Day

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

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

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

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)