On This Day

January 22, 1992 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
  • Sarah, Duchess of York (aka Fergie) wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
  • Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space

Deaths in History

  • A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
  • Ali Amini, Prime Minister of Iran (1961-62), dies