On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1992

Historical Events

  • "Oba Oba '93" opens at Marquis Theater, NYC; runs 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

Historic Event

Ross Perot re-enters US presidential race


Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50
  • Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown), dies of a stroke at 45
1992 Highlights

About October 1, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra