On This Day

Events in History in November 1992

  • 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 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