What Happened on September 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Black Wednesday" UK government is forced to withdraw the pound sterling from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism after unable keep it above agreed lowest limit
  • "Les Miserables" opens at Nuevo Apolo, Madrid
  • 900 die in flood in Pakistan
  • FCC votes to allow competition for local phone service

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Jonas, American singer, actor and producer (The Jonas Brothers), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Duke Robbins, entertainer, dies of pneumonia at 71
  • Lee Tully, entertainer, dies
  • Millicent Fenwick, American politician (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82), dies at 82