Historical Events in November 1992

  • Nov 1 New York City Marathon: Willie Mtolo of South Africa wins men's race, 2:09:29; Australian Lisa Ondieki women's champion, 2:24:40
  • Nov 1 NY Jets wide receiver Al Toon becomes 10th NFL player to make a reception in 100 straight games; Jets beat Miami Dolphins, 26-24 at The Meadowlands
  • Nov 1 Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) lands (scheduled)
  • Nov 2 First test flight of Airbus A330

Music Single

Nov 3 "I Will Always Love You" (Dolly Parton cover) single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993)

  • Nov 3 Carol Moseley-Braun elected first African-American woman in US Senate, representing Illinois

Election of Interest

Nov 3 Democrat Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States, defeating incumbent President George H. W. Bush

Album Release

Nov 3 Rock band Rage Against the Machine releases their debut album "Rage Against the Machine" featuring single "Killing in the Name"

  • Nov 4 NY Giants announce they will quit WNEW Radio after 32 years for WOR
  • Nov 4 NY Jets announce they are moving from WABC to WFAN radio

Sports History

Nov 5 "Revenge Match of the 20th century" American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeats Russian Boris Spassky to win an unofficial match in Belgrade

  • Nov 5 Revival of George Kelly's 1924 play "The Show Off", starring Boyd Gaines and Pat Carroll, opens at Criterion Center Stage Right, NYC; runs for 45 performances
  • Nov 7 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
  • Nov 7 4th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 54-7 in South Bend
  • Nov 8 "Solitary Confinement" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Nov 8 300,000 demonstrate against racism in Berlin

Sports History

Nov 8 Nigel Mansell in a Williams crashes during the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide but wins his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 52 points; Mansell won record 9 GPs during the season

  • Nov 9 Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada (KFBI)
  • Nov 9 Prix Goncourt awarded to Patrick Chamoiseau for "Texaco"
  • Nov 11 The Church of England approves the ordination of female priests
  • Nov 12 British TV comedy "Absolutely Fabulous" written by Jennifer Saunders, starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley first appears on the BBC
  • Nov 12 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is reinstated for 8th time

Boxing Title Fight

Nov 13 Riddick Bowe wins the undisputed world heavyweight boxing crown with a unanimous points decision over Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas; first of their 3 meetings

  • Nov 15 42nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Alan Kulwicki wins
  • Nov 15 Cuban Ilyushin IL-18 flight to Puerto Plata crashes, 34 die
  • Nov 15 Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 v SA, Durban)
  • Nov 17 "Gypsy Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 55 performances
  • Nov 17 "The Bodyguard" movie soundtrack is released by Arista Records (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)
  • Nov 17 Blue Jay Nigel Wilson is 1st pick of Marlins in expansion draft
  • Nov 17 Dateline NBC airs a demonstration show General Motors trucks, blowing up on impact, later revealed NBC rigged test
  • Nov 17 Erling Kagge begins successful exploration at South pole
  • Nov 18 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Las Vegas NV on KXTE 107.5 FM
  • Nov 19 "3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 45 performances

Sports History

Nov 20 Home crowd favorite Boris Becker claims his 2nd ATP Tour World Championship tennis title beating American Jim Courier 6–4, 6–3, 7–5 in the final in Frankfurt, Germany

  • Nov 20 Queen Elizabeth's home Windsor Castle catches fire
  • Nov 21 Jan Karlsson swims world record 50m butterfly (23.80 sec)
  • Nov 21 Jani Sievinen swims world record 100m medley (53.78 sec)
  • Nov 21 Louise Karlsson swims world record 50m freestyle (31.19 sec)

Historic Event

Nov 21 Oregon Senator Bob Packwood issues apology for unwelcome sexual advances

  • Nov 22 Sandra Volker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.57 sec)
  • Nov 22 Washington Post reports Oregon Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women

Sports History

Nov 22 Yugoslavian tennis star Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova for the second consecutive year to win WTA Tour Championship 7–5, 6–3, 6–1 in NYC; her 3rd straight end of season title

  • Nov 23 "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" opens at Booth NYC for 232 performances
  • Nov 23 10,000,000 cellular telephone sold
  • Nov 24 Boeing 734 crashes into mountain in China, kills 141
  • Nov 26 57th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 26 Sir Alec Jeffreys, British geneticist who developed widely-used techniques for DNA fingerprinting, becomes honorary freeman of the city of Leicester
  • Nov 27 Howard Stern Interview premieres on E! Network
  • Nov 27 Part of Vienna Hofburg destroyed by fire
  • Nov 29 "Sea Gull" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 29 "Solitary Confinement" closes at Nederlander NYC after 25 performances

Grey Cup

Nov 29 CFL Grey Cup, SkyDome, Toronto: Calgary Stampeders beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 24-10: MVP QB Doug Flutie, 33 of 49 for 480 yards, 2 TDs

Sports History

Nov 30 David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane

  • Nov 30 Intercity-train derailed at Village chief, 5 die