1992 in History (Part 5)

Events in History

Events 401 - 461 of 461

  • Oct 23 Emperor Akihito becomes the first Emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil
  • Oct 25 Lithuania holds a referendum on its first post-Soviet constitution.
  • Oct 26 The Charlottetown Accord fails to win majority support in a Canada wide referendum.
  • Oct 26 London Ambulance Service thrown into chaos after implementation problems with a new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system
  • Oct 27 Fox is to launch Tuesday night network TV, rescheduled to Decemeber
  • Oct 27 Great Britain issues postage stamp on 100th anniversary of JRR Tolkien
  • Oct 27 Tipper Gore (wife of future VP) admits to covering clock on her VCR with black tape so she wouldn't have to watch it blink
  • Oct 28 Lee Jang Rim predicts that today would be the end of the world!
  • Oct 30 MTA begins installing automated fare collection turnstiles
  • Oct 31 Don Keller makes his 18,000th sky dive

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 31 Roman Catholic church reinstates Galileo Galilei after 359 years

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei
  • Nov 1 Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) lands (scheduled)
  • Nov 2 First test flight of Airbus A330

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Nov 3 Carol Moseley Brown elected first African American woman in US Senate
  • Nov 8 300,000 demonstrate against racism in Berlin

  • 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 15 Cuban Ilyushin IL-18 flight to Puerto Plata crashes, 34 die
  • 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 20 Queen Elizabeth's home Windsor Castle catches fire
  • Nov 21 Oregon Senator Bob Packwood issues apology for unwelcome sexual advances
  • Nov 21 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson for the second time
  • Nov 22 Washington Post reports Oregon Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women
  • Nov 23 10,000,000 cellular telephone sold
  • Nov 24 Boeing 734 crashes into mountain in China, kills 141
  • 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 30 Intercity-train derailed at Village chief, 5 die
  • Dec 1 2 C-141B Starlifters collide in Montana & crash, 13 die
  • Dec 1 Amy Fisher sentenced 5-15 yrs for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco
  • Dec 2 WQEW-AM radio replaces WQXR on 1560 in NYC
  • Dec 3 UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia
  • Dec 3 The Greek oil tanker Aegean Sea, carrying 80,000 tonnes of crude oil, runs aground in a storm while approaching La Coruña, Spain, and spills much of its cargo

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 4 Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Dec 6 300,000 hindus destroy mosque of Babri India, 4 die
  • Dec 7 Galileo spacecraft passes North Pole of Moon (Peary Crater)
  • Dec 8 Galileo's nearest approach to Jupiter (303 km)

  • Dec 9 Operation Restore Hope - US Marines land in Somalia
  • Dec 10 Orlanda Magic scores 14 3-pointers (2 shy of record)
  • Dec 11 Nor'easter storm hits NY, doing $ Billion worth of damage
  • Dec 11 WNEW AM radio on 1130 in NYC ends transmitting after 58 years
  • Dec 12 6.8-7.5 earthquake strikes Flores Island (tsunami kills 3,000)
  • Dec 12 Japanese crown prince Naruhito announces engagement to Masaka Owada
  • Dec 13 FCC fines Infinity Broadcasting $600,000
  • Dec 14 52 people, including 25 children, are killed when a helicopter from Tkvarcheli is shot down during the War in Abkhazia
  • Dec 15 WNew AM (1130) NYC resigns air, replaced by WBBR
  • Dec 17 Gen Suwa finds tooth of 4.4 million year old Australopithecus ramidus
  • Dec 18 FCC vote 4-1 to allow Infinity to purchase Cook Inlet stations
  • Dec 20 Northwest & KLM introduce a new joint logo "Worldwide Reliability"

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 20 Slobodan Milosevic re-elected president of Serbia

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milosevic
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milosevic
  • Dec 21 Dutch DC-10 in fire at landing on Faro Portugal, 56 die
  • Dec 22 Libyan MIG-23UB attacks Boeing 727 at Souk al-Sabt, 158 die
  • Dec 24 US President George H. W. Bush pardons Caspar Weinberger for Iran-contra affair
  • Dec 26 NY Jet announcer Marty Glickman retires at 75
  • Dec 27 13th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000
  • Dec 29 Governor Cuomo grants Jean Harris (Scarsdale Diet Dr killer) clemency
  • Dec 30 Shane Warne takes 7-52 to lead Australian MCG win v West Indies

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