On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1992

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ8.8 billion
  • House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
  • NFL decides to suspend World League Football
  • Theodore (Ted) Weiss wins democratic primary for NYC congressional seat despite having died on 14th

Famous Deaths

  • Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • William A Swanberg, biographer (Henry Luce, Pulitzer 1973), dies at 84
1992 Highlights

About September 17, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo