On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1992

Historical Events

  • 45th Cannes Film Festival: "Den goda viljan" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • US Supreme Court rules states could not force mentally unstable criminal defendants to take anti-psychotic drugs

Famous Birthdays

  • Josh Phelps, Australian soccer player, born in Tamworth, Australia
  • Spencer Breslin, American actor, born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Marshall Thompson, American actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65
  • Skip Stephenson, American comedian (Real People), dies of heart attack at 52
1992 Highlights

About May 18, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus