On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1992

Historical Events

  • 1st female to play in a NHL exhibition game (Manon Rheaume, goalie) for Tampa Bay Lightning - gives up 2 goals on 9 attempts in 1 period
  • Bill Comrie purchases BC Lions from CFL
  • Bradlees announces it will take over Alexander's department stores in NYC
  • Jackson Browne reportedly beats girlfriend Daryl Hannah
  • Mud storm kills 30 in South France

Famous Deaths

  • Bernice Gera, American 1st female baseball umpire (1969 NY-Penn League), dies of cancer at 61
  • Glendon Swarthout, American novelist (Where The Boys Are; The Shootist), dies of emphysema at 74
  • James A Van Fleet, US general (D-Day, Battle of Bulge), dies at 100
  • Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer
  • Paul E Garber, American founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum, dies at 93
1992 Highlights

About September 23, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra