What Happened on May 16, 1992

Historical Events

  • 117th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6
  • America's Cup: America Team USA defeats Il Moro di Venezia 4-1 to win in San Diego
  • Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock
  • US space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour)
1992 History

Famous Deaths

  • Chalino S├ínchez, Mexican musician, murdered at 31
  • Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53

About May 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jump - Kris Kross
  • UK #1 Song: Please Don't Go/Game Boy - K.W.S.