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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Auto Racer Nigel Mansell
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Nigel Mansell

Famous Deaths

  • Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, speed skater (Olympic silver 1952), dies
  • Keith "Red" Mitchell, American jazz double bassist, composer, and lyricist (Hampton Hawes; AndrĂ© Previn), dies from a stroke at 65
1992 Highlights

About November 8, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio