On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1992

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

"Some Gave All" debut album by Billy Ray Cyrus is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)

Country Singer-Songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus
Country Singer-Songwriter
Billy Ray Cyrus
  • 27th Amendment ratified, prohibits Congress from raising its salary
  • Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face in an altercation over an affair with her husband, in Massapequa, New York
  • Englishman Dave Gauder, 224 lbs, pulls 196 ton jumbo jet, 3 inches
  • US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Smith, English singer-songwriter (Stay with Me), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Vogt, German composer, dies at 81
1992 Highlights

About May 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus