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

1992 History

Famous Deaths

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

About May 9, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

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