What Happened on September 17, 1992

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ8.8 billion

Music History

Frank Zappa conducts The Ensemble Modern in portions of his classical work "The Yellow Shark" in Frankfurt, Germany; receives a 20 minute standing ovation in what is his last public appearance

  • 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
1992 History

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

About September 17, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Ebeneezer Goode - Shamen