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May 1, 1992 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


USARodney King Riots

Los Angeles Dodgers postpone 3 MLB games due to racial riots over the infamous Rodney King beating

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Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
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Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oakland outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th MLB career base in A's 7-6 win at Detroit

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Matĕj Vydra, Czech Republic soccer striker (26 caps; Watford, Derby County, Burnley), born in Chotĕboř, Czech Republic
1992 in Sport