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

Sports History

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

1992 History

Famous Deaths

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

About November 8, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Do You Talk To An Angel - The Heights
  • UK #1 Song: End Of The Road - Boyz Ii Men