On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 55 performances
  • "The Bodyguard" movie soundtrack is released by Arista Records (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)
  • Blue Jay Nigel Wilson is 1st pick of Marlins in expansion draft
  • Dateline NBC airs a demonstration show General Motors trucks, blowing up on impact, later revealed NBC rigged test
  • Erling Kagge begins successful exploration at South pole

Famous Birthdays

  • Darian Weiss, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Audre Lorde, American writer, feminist and activist (Black Unicorn), dies of cancer at 58
1992 Highlights

About November 17, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio