What Happened on May 9, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

USASalem Witch Trials

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial dedicated in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300 year anniversary of trials
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Dramatic lithograph of the Salem witch trials produced in 1892
Dramatic lithograph of the Salem witch trials produced in 1892

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Tyrell [Red Baron], British air acrobat, dies in an accident