April 21, 1992 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill (a tidal strait separating Staten Island, New York City from mainland New Jersey, USA)
  • Robert Alton Harris is put to death in the California Gas Chamber for 3 murders

Deaths in History

  • Robert Harris, American criminal and murderer, executed in a gas chamber at 39 in San Quentin State Prison, California
  • Vladimir K Romanov, Grand Duke/Rus pretender to the throne, dies at 74