What Happened on May 23, 1992

Historical Events

  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 0
  • NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game
  • Sicilian Mafia bombs motorcade killing anti-mob prosecutor Giovanni Falcone, his wife, and three police escorts on Highway A29, near Capaci, Sicily

Event of Interest

US President George H. W. Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees

1992 History

Famous Weddings

  • "Once and Again" actress Sela Ward (35) weds actor Howard Sherman (42)

Anjelica Huston

Actress Anjelica Huston (40) weds sculptor Robert Graham (54)

Famous Deaths

  • Atahualpa Yupanqui, Argentine singer, composer, and guitarist, dies at 84
  • Giovanni Falcone, Italian magistrate, and organized crime prosecutor, assassinated by Sicilian mafia at 53

About May 23, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

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