On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1992

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • NJ senate overrides Governor Florio's veto & lowers sales tax to 6%

Famous Birthdays

  • Olivia Olson, American singer and actress (Love Actually - "Joanna"), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Brendan Mulholland, British reporter jailed for refusing to name his sources (Daily Mail), dies at 59
  • Elizabeth David, British cookbook writer (English Bread and Yeast Cookery), dies after a series of strokes at 72
  • Mrithi, gorilla (Gorilla in the Mist), dies at 24
1992 Highlights

About May 21, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini