On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1992

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Braves become 1st American team to win a Baseball World Series game outside of United States; beat Toronto Blue Jays, 7-2 in Game 5 at SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario
  • Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) launches into space
  • Wendy Wasserstein's play "Sisters Rosensweig" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Sofia Vassilieva, American actress (Medium), born in n Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • Josef Veselka, Czech choral conductor (Prague Philharmonic Choir, 1959-81), and pedagogue, dies at 82
  • Red Barber, sportscaster (Dodgers, Yankees), dies at 84
1992 Highlights

About October 22, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra