On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1992

Historical Events

  • 37th Eurovision Song Contest: Linda Martin for Ireland wins singing "Why Me" in Malmo
  • America Cup finals begin in San Diego
  • Armenian forces capture Shusha, marking a major turning point in the Karabakh War
  • Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
  • Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe

Salem Witch Trials

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial dedicated in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300 year anniversary of trials


Famous Deaths

  • Mike Tyrell, British air acrobat, dies in an accident at 45
1992 Highlights

About May 9, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus