On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Oba Oba '93" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • Cartoon Cable Network premieres
  • Gil Stein officially becomes only the 5th president in the NHL's 75 year history; serves for just one year before the title changed to “commissioner”
  • Greater Pittsburgh International Airport opens
  • Ross Perot re-enters US presidental race

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50
  • Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45