On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Solitary Confinement" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • 300,000 demonstrate against racism in Berlin
  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, speed skater (Olympic silver 1952), dies
  • Keith "Red" Mitchell, US/Swedish jazz bassist, dies
1992 Highlights

About November 8, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio