On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1992

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
Rocker Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Chalino S├ínchez, Mexican musician, murdered at 31
  • Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53
1992 Highlights

About May 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus