On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1992

Historical Events

  • 17th Toronto International Film Festival: "Strictly Ballroom" directed by Baz Luhrmann wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
  • UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Combs, American stage and screen actor (The Boys In The Band), playwright, and director, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Jacques Pic, french restaurant owner, dies
1992 Highlights

About September 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo