On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1992

Historical Events

  • Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game

Sports History

Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr. holds off Scott Goodyear to win by 0.043 seconds; closest finish in Indy history; first second-generation driver to win the race

Famous Birthdays

  • Travis T. Flory, American actor (Everybody Hates Chris), born in Fontana, California

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Sanderson, English actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79
1992 Highlights

About May 24, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini