What Happened in November 1992

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 New York City Marathon: Willie Mtolo of South Africa wins men's race, 2:09:29; Australian Lisa Ondieki women's champion, 2:24:40
  • Nov 1 NY Jets wide receiver Al Toon becomes 10th NFL player to make a reception in 100 straight games; Jets beat Miami Dolphins, 26-24 at The Meadowlands
  • Nov 1 Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) lands (scheduled)
  • Nov 2 First test flight of Airbus A330

Music Single

Nov 3 "I Will Always Love You" (Dolly Parton cover) single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993)

  • Nov 3 Carol Moseley-Braun elected first African-American woman in US Senate, representing Illinois

Election of Interest

Nov 3 Democrat Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States, defeating incumbent President George H. W. Bush

Album Release

Nov 3 Rock band Rage Against the Machine releases their debut album "Rage Against the Machine" featuring single "Killing in the Name"

  • Nov 4 NY Giants announce they will quit WNEW Radio after 32 years for WOR
  • Nov 4 NY Jets announce they are moving from WABC to WFAN radio

Sports History

Nov 5 "Revenge Match of the 20th century" American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeats Russian Boris Spassky to win an unofficial match in Belgrade

  • Nov 5 Revival of George Kelly's 1924 play "The Show Off", starring Boyd Gaines and Pat Carroll, opens at Criterion Center Stage Right, NYC; runs for 45 performances
  • Nov 7 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
  • Nov 7 4th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 54-7 in South Bend
  • Nov 8 "Solitary Confinement" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Nov 8 300,000 demonstrate against racism in Berlin

Sports History

Nov 8 Nigel Mansell in a Williams crashes during the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide but wins his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 52 points; Mansell won record 9 GPs during the season

  • Nov 9 Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada (KFBI)
  • Nov 9 Prix Goncourt awarded to Patrick Chamoiseau for "Texaco"
  • Nov 11 The Church of England approves the ordination of female priests
  • Nov 12 British TV comedy "Absolutely Fabulous" written by Jennifer Saunders, starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley first appears on the BBC
  • Nov 12 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is reinstated for 8th time

Boxing Title Fight

Nov 13 Riddick Bowe wins the undisputed world heavyweight boxing crown with a unanimous points decision over Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas; first of their 3 meetings

  • Nov 15 42nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Alan Kulwicki wins
  • Nov 15 Cuban Ilyushin IL-18 flight to Puerto Plata crashes, 34 die
  • Nov 15 Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 v SA, Durban)
  • Nov 17 "Gypsy Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 55 performances
  • Nov 17 "The Bodyguard" movie soundtrack is released by Arista Records (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)
  • Nov 17 Blue Jay Nigel Wilson is 1st pick of Marlins in expansion draft
  • Nov 17 Dateline NBC airs a demonstration show General Motors trucks, blowing up on impact, later revealed NBC rigged test
  • Nov 17 Erling Kagge begins successful exploration at South pole
  • Nov 18 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Las Vegas NV on KXTE 107.5 FM
  • Nov 19 "3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 45 performances

Sports History

Nov 20 Home crowd favorite Boris Becker claims his 2nd ATP Tour World Championship tennis title beating American Jim Courier 6–4, 6–3, 7–5 in the final in Frankfurt, Germany

  • Nov 20 Queen Elizabeth's home Windsor Castle catches fire
  • Nov 21 Jan Karlsson swims world record 50m butterfly (23.80 sec)
  • Nov 21 Jani Sievinen swims world record 100m medley (53.78 sec)
  • Nov 21 Louise Karlsson swims world record 50m freestyle (31.19 sec)

Historic Event

Nov 21 Oregon Senator Bob Packwood issues apology for unwelcome sexual advances

  • Nov 22 Sandra Volker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.57 sec)
  • Nov 22 Washington Post reports Oregon Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women

Sports History

Nov 22 Yugoslavian tennis star Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova for the second consecutive year to win WTA Tour Championship 7–5, 6–3, 6–1 in NYC; her 3rd straight end of season title

  • Nov 23 "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" opens at Booth NYC for 232 performances
  • Nov 23 10,000,000 cellular telephone sold
  • Nov 24 Boeing 734 crashes into mountain in China, kills 141
  • Nov 26 57th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 26 Sir Alec Jeffreys, British geneticist who developed widely-used techniques for DNA fingerprinting, becomes honorary freeman of the city of Leicester
  • Nov 27 Howard Stern Interview premieres on E! Network
  • Nov 27 Part of Vienna Hofburg destroyed by fire
  • Nov 29 "Sea Gull" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 29 "Solitary Confinement" closes at Nederlander NYC after 25 performances

Grey Cup

Nov 29 CFL Grey Cup, SkyDome, Toronto: Calgary Stampeders beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 24-10: MVP QB Doug Flutie, 33 of 49 for 480 yards, 2 TDs

Sports History

Nov 30 David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane

  • Nov 30 Intercity-train derailed at Village chief, 5 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Joe Donovan, British pop-indie-rock drummer (Blossoms), born in Stockport, England
  • Nov 3 Joe Clarke, English slalom canoeist (Olympic gold K1 2016), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Nov 5 Odell Beckham Jr., American NFL player (New York Giants), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Nov 6 Robert Aramayo, English actor (The Lord Of the Rings: The Rings of Power), born in Kingston upon Hull, England
  • Nov 11 Trey Smith [Willard Carroll Smith III], American actor and son of Will Smith, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 16 Adam Robert Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • Nov 16 Jacob Joseph Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • Nov 17 Darian Weiss, American actor
  • Nov 18 Bree Runway [Brenda Mensah], English singer and rapper (ATM), born in London, England
  • Nov 18 Nathan Kress, American actor (iCarly - "Freddie"; Into The Storm), born in Glendale, California
  • Nov 19 Tove Styrke, Swedish singer-songwriter (Say My Name), born in Umeå, Sweden
  • Nov 20 Ishimura Maiha, Japanese pop singer (Berryz Kobo), born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Nov 21 Davido [David Adedeji Adeleke], Nigerian singer-songwriter (Fall), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Nov 23 Gabriel Landeskog, Swedish ice hockey left wing (captain Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup 2022; World C'ship gold 2013, 17; Calder Trophy 2012; NHL All Star 2019), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Miley Cyrus

Nov 23 [Destiny] Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, "The Climb"), born in Franklin, Tennessee

  • Nov 26 Louis Ducruet, Prince of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco & Daniel Ducruet, born in Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monaco
  • Nov 28 Kianna Underwood, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Jeremias Chitunda, vice-chairman (Angolese Unita-rebellion), dies
  • Nov 2 Hal Roach, silent film producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100
  • Nov 3 Jean Daskalides, Belgian chocolate factory, dies at 70
  • Nov 3 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • Nov 4 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), dies of cancer at 49
  • Nov 5 Arpad Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies at 89
  • Nov 5 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud"), dies at 92

Alexander Dubček

Nov 7 Alexander Dubček, Slovak politician who headed the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia and was deposed after the Soviet invasion, dies at 70 from injuries sustained in a car crash

  • Nov 7 Henri Temianka, Scottish-born Polish composer (California Chamber Symphony) dies at 85
  • Nov 7 Jack Kelly, American actor (Bart-Maverick, Get Christie Love), dies following a stroke at 65
  • Nov 8 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic silver 1952), dies at 65
  • Nov 8 Keith "Red" Mitchell, American jazz double bassist, composer, and lyricist (Hampton Hawes; André Previn), dies from a stroke at 65
  • Nov 9 Charles Fraser-Smith, English inventor (man who never was), dies
  • Nov 9 William Hillcourt, author (Boy Scout Handbook), dies at 92
  • Nov 10 Antoine C J Rottier, Dutch CEO (DSM), dies
  • Nov 10 Chuck Connors, American author, actor (The Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), professional basketball and baseball player, dies at 71
  • Nov 11 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50
  • Nov 11 Giulio Carlo Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies at 83
  • Nov 11 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral, dies at 80
  • Nov 12 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
  • Nov 12 David Oliver, American actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 12 Eddie Mayehoff, American actor (Hour Glass, That's My Boy, How to Murder Your Wife), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Nov 13 Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
  • Nov 13 Bobby McClure, American gospel (The Soul Stirrers) and soul singer ("Don't Mess Up A Good Thing"), dies from a stroke at 50
  • Nov 13 Gregory Markopoulos, German/American director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies at 61
  • Nov 13 Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
  • Nov 13 Maurice Ohana, French classical pianist and composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Ronnie Bond, British drummer (Troggs - "Wild Thing"; "Love Is All Around"), dies at 52
  • Nov 14 Clem Beauchamp, American film actor, stuntman, and production manager (Tarzan; Dick Tracy; The Adventures of Superman), dies at 94
  • Nov 14 Ernst Happel, Austrian soccer player, 1943-59 (Rapid Wien), and coach, 1962-92 (Feyenoord; Club Brugge; Hamburger SV, and 8 others), dies of lung cancer at 66
  • Nov 14 George Adams, American jazz and R&B tenor saxophonist and flautist (Charles Mingus; Gil Evans; McCoy Tyner; Adams/Pullen Quartet), dies at 52
  • Nov 14 John J. Cascella, American rock keyboard and accordion player (John Mellencamp), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Nov 14 Joop Van Nellen, Dutch soccer forward (27 caps; DHC Delft), dies at 82
  • Nov 14 Robert Reese, American actor, dies of natural causes at 66
  • Nov 17 Audre Lorde, American writer, feminist and activist (Black Unicorn), dies of cancer at 58
  • Nov 18 Dorothy Kirsten, American operatic soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show), dies from stroke at 82
  • Nov 18 Herman Musaph, Dutch Holocaust survivor, psychiatrist, dermatologist and sexologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 18 Superman, fictional character, killed by Doomsday at 54
  • Nov 19 Bobby Russell, American songwriter ("Honey"; "Little Green Apples"), dies at 52
  • Nov 19 Diane Varsi, American actress (Allison-Peyton Place, Bloody Mama), dies at 54
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Walker Bush, American mother of President George H. W. Bush, dies at 91
  • Nov 20 John Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack
  • Nov 21 Kaysone Phomvihane, Prime Minister and President of Laos (1975-91), dies at 71
  • Nov 21 Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist, dies
  • Nov 22 Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Nov 22 Sterling Holloway, American actor (The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, The Aristocats, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree), dies at 87
  • Nov 23 Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Roy Acuff, American country fiddler, singer ("Wabash Cannonball"; Grand Ole Opry), and music publisher (Acuff-Rose Music), dies of congestive heart failure at 89
  • Nov 23 Thelma Orloff, entertainer, dies of kidney failure at 76
  • Nov 24 Hans de Koster, Dutch Minister of Defense (1971-73), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Henriette Puig-Roget, pianist, organist (Oratory of the Louvre, 1935-79), composer, vocal coach, and music educator (Conservatoire de Paris, 1957-79; Tokyo University of the Arts, 1979-), dies at 82
  • Nov 24 Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer and actress (Bridge Too Far), dies at 85
  • Nov 24 Theo Edison, son of Thomas Edison, dies at 94
  • Nov 24 Xavier Darasse, French organist and composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 26 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • Nov 27 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  • Nov 28 Bill Kearns, American actor (Playtime), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Nov 28 June Joyce Lewis Fraser, entertainer, dies at 75
  • Nov 28 Roland Smeenk, Dutch cabaret performer, dies in a car accident at 35
  • Nov 28 Sidney Nolan, Australian painter and illustrator (Ned Kelly), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Cary Scott Lowenstein, American dancer and singer, dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 29 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), dies at 78
  • Nov 29 Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 29 Robert F. Simon, American actor (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance; Operation Petticoat; M*A*S*H), dies at 83
  • Nov 29 Robert Shayne, American actor (Tora! Tora! Tora!), dies of cancer at 92
  • Nov 30 Jorge Donn, dancer, dies after long illness at 45