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
  • Demolition begins of JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; built in 1926 as Sesquicentennial Stadium, also known as Municipal Stadium, it hosted the 1926 Tunney-Dempsey fight, 41 Army-Navy football games, The Beatles; The Rolling Stones; victory rallies for The NHL Flyers and MLB Phillies; and the US portion of Live-Aid
  • Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
  • UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia
1992 History

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 (Maison Pic), dies of a heart attack at 59

About September 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 9 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