On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1992

Historical Events

  • Tampa Bay Lightning become 1st NHL expansion team to win opener (7-2)

Famous Deaths

  • Allan Bloom, American philosopher and author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
  • Ed Blackwell, American jazz drummer (Ornette Colman Quartet), dies at 62
  • Tevfik Esenç, last known speaker of Ubykh (b. 1904)
1992 Highlights

About October 7, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 2 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra