On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1992

Historical Events

  • Colombo '92 opens in Genoa Italy
  • NY department store chain Alexanders announces closing of all 11 stores
  • Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Lee, American singer (Chiffons, He's So Fine), dies at 44
  • Bruce Hopkins, performer/director, dies at 44
  • Jovy Marcelo, Filipino race car driver, killed during a practice run at Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 27
  • Robert Morris Page, US physicist (radar), dies at 88
1992 Highlights

About May 15, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus