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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1992 AD


January 1: Bush is 1st U.S. President to address Australian Parliament
January 1: Curaeao becomes 1st in Dutch Antilles to have compulsory education
January 1: Europe breaks down trade barriers
January 1: International Space Year begins
January 1: New York City transit fare increases from $1.15 to $1.25
January 2: Test debut of Shane Warne, vs. India at Sydney
January 3: 32 Cubans defect to the U.S. via helicopter
January 3: Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* vs. India at Sydney
January 4: 8th largest wrestling crowd (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
January 5: "6 Degrees of Separation" closes at Vivian Beaumont New York City after 496 perf
January 5: "Crucible" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 32 performances
January 5: "On Borrowed Time" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 99 performances
January 5: "Peter Pan" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City after 48 performances
January 5: Ravi Shastri scores 206 at SCG before being Warne's 1st crick Test wkt
January 6: New York Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul
January 6: Robert Schenkkan's "Kentucky Cycle," premieres in LA
January 6: Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* vs. Australia at the SCG
January 6: Shane Warne takes 1-150 in his 1st Test innings
January 7: AT&T releases video-telephone ($1,499)
January 7: Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan
January 7: Tom Seaver and Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
January 8: George Bush gets ill and vomits on Japanese prime minister's lap
January 10: 8th Soap Opera Digest Awards
January 11: Algeria's President Chadli announces his resignation
January 11: Paul Simon opens a tour in South Africa
January 11: U.S. female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi.
January 12: 13th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 27 awards
January 12: Algeria's general elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the 1st round
January 12: Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished
January 12: U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
January 13: Excavation of new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) begins
January 13: U.S. serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane
January 15: Bulgaria recognizes Macedonia
January 15: Cleaning woman finds intimate photos of Sarah Ferguson with U.S. man
January 15: Supreme Court rules 5-3 that Joseph Doherty isn't entitled to asylum
January 16: "2 Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 29 performances
January 17: Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)
January 18: 43rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 10-6 at Philadelphia
January 18: 49th Golden Globes
January 18: Actress Joan Chen (Twin Peaks) marries Dr. Peter Hui
January 18: Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident
January 18: NHL All Star Game - Campbell-10, Wales-6 (Brett Hull, MVP) at Philadelphia
January 19: Cerebral Palsy telethon raises 23,500,000
January 19: "City of Angels" closes at Virginia Theater New York City after 878 performances
January 19: IBM announces a nearly $5B loss for 1992
January 19: Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble
January 19: Rowdy Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ
January 20: Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
January 20: Score begins selling international soccer cards
January 22: Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
January 22: Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space
January 23: "Visit" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 45 performances
January 25: 66th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats M Fernandez (62 63)
January 25: Dan Jansen skates world record 500m in 36.41"
January 25: Hubble space telescope optics finds NGC3862/3C264
January 26: 80th Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (63 36 64 62)
January 26: Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect
January 26: "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 41 performances
January 26: Superbowl XXVI: Washington Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minnesota Superbowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, quarterback
January 27: 19th American Music Award: C and C Music Factory, Michael Bolton win
January 27: "Crazy He Calls Me" opens at Walter Kerr Theater New York City for 7 performances
January 27: Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee
January 27: President candidate Bill Clinton (D) and Genifer Flowers accuse each other of lying over her assertion they had a 12-year affair
January 28: Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 vs. India at Adelaide
January 28: Stan Hansen beats Jumbo Tsuruta to win All Japan Triple Crown
January 30: Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands
January 31: Metropolitan Transportation Authority raised tolls on most New York City bridges from $2.50 to $3.00
January 31: Sportscaster Howard Cosell retires


February 1: Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract - $4.7 mil
February 1: "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater New York City after 7 performances
February 1: Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by New York Islanders
February 2: Colleen Walker wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
February 2: Danny Everett runs world record 400m indoor (45.02 sec)
February 2: David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 vs. India at Perth
February 2: IRS and Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)
February 2: Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m freestyle (14:32.40)
February 2: NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-15
February 3: Labor strike at Royal Canadian Mint ends
February 3: Maximum New York State unemployment benefits raised to $300 per week
February 5: Jury selection begins in the Los Angeles cops beating Rodney King case
February 5: Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar
February 5: Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win vs. India
February 6: "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
February 7: Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
February 8: 16th Winter Olympic games opens in Albertville, France
February 8: "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaks at #1
February 8: Ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter
February 9: "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater New York City after 29 performances
February 9: 42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando
February 9: Fastest yodeler-22 tones/15 falsetto in 1 sec by Thomas School of Germ
February 9: Heike Henkel high jumps female indoor world record (2.07m)
February 9: Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10)
February 9: NBA All Star Game - West beats East 153-113
February 9: Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Phar-Mor Golf Tournament at Hamlin Inverrary
February 10: Bonnie Blair wins 1992 Olympics 1st gold medal for USA
February 10: "Dangerous Women" final episode on WWOR-TV
February 10: Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana
February 11: F-16 jet crashes at residential district of Hengelo Netherlands (No deaths)
February 11: Michael Johnson runs indoor world record 400m (44.97 sec)
February 13: Jose Canseco repeatedly rams his Porsche into wife Esther's BMW
February 13: "Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 229 performances
February 13: West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game
February 14: Andre Cason runs world record 6 m indoor (6.41 sec)
February 14: Cease fire in Somalia begins
February 14: Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)
February 14: Merlene Ottey runs world record 60m indoor (6.96 sec)
February 15: 100th episode of "Cops" airs on Fox
February 15: Jeffrey Dahmer found sane and guilty of killing 15 boys
February 16: Former silver Goodyear blimps are now painted yellow and blue
February 16: Los Angeles Lakers retire Magic Johnson's #32 uniform
February 19: "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater New York City for 1622 performances
February 19: Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy for You," premieres in New York City
February 19: Peter Collins discovers nova Cygni 1992
February 20: Orthodox patriarch Shenouda III visits Netherlands
February 20: "Private Lives" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 37 performances
February 20: Ross Perot says he'll run for President on Larry King Show
February 21: Kristi Yamaguchi of U.S. wins Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating
February 22: Barry Diller resigns as CEO of Fox
February 22: Ed McMahon, 69, weds Pamela Hurn, 37
February 22: Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open Golf Tournament
February 22: "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box New York City
February 22: Rockers Kurt Corbin (Nirvana) and Courtney Love (Hole), wed
February 23: 16th Winter Olympic games closes in Albertville, France
February 23: Andy Flower scores 115* on ODI debut, Zimbabwe vs. Sri Lanka
February 23: World Cup scoreline Zimbabwe 4-312, Sri Lanka 7-313
February 25: 34th Grammy Awards: Unforgetable, Marc Cohn wins
February 26: "Search and Destroy" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 46 performances
February 27: Larry Smith, named 9th Commissioner of the CFL
February 27: Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years
February 29: Dawn Coe wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
February 29: Professional Spring Football League begins


March 1: Jenny Thompson swims 100m freestyle world record (1:01.40)
March 1: "Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco New York City after 41 performances
March 1: Nelson Diebel swims 100m freestyle U.S. record (54.48 seconds)
March 1: "Visit" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 45 performances
March 2: Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35)
March 3: Gas explodes in coal mine at Zonguldak Turkey, 100s die
March 3: Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by New York Islanders
March 5: Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks
March 6: Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
March 7: Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78)
March 8: 22nd Easter Seal Telethon
March 8: Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
March 10: 6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole and Color Me Badd win
March 10: Sandra Seuser/Katrin Schreiter/Annet Hesselbarth/Grit Breuer walk female indoor world record 4x400m (3:27.22)
March 13: 570 die in a Turkish earthquake
March 13: FCC rules companies can own 30 AM and 30 FM stations (formerly 12)
March 13: Martina Navratilova and Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit
March 14: Farm Aid V
March 14: Soviet newspaper "Pravda" suspends publication
March 15: Brandie Burton wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
March 15: U.N. officially embarks on its largest peacekeeping operation
March 16: Matt Keough, in the dugout, is hit flush in the head by a batted ball
March 17: 18th People's Choice Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire
March 17: 28 killed in truck bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Islamic Jihad
March 17: De Klerk wins a white only referendum
March 17: "Death and the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson New York City for 159 performances
March 17: Russian manned space craft TM-14, launches into orbit
March 18: "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 38 perf
March 18: Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
March 18: Leona Helmsley sentence to 4 years for tax evasion
March 18: Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury
March 19: British Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson announce separation
March 19: "Master Builder" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 45 performances
March 20: Janice Pennington is awarded $1.3M for accident on Price is Right set
March 20: Noriega's wife Felicidad arrested for stealing buttons from dresses
March 21: 2nd WLAF season begins
March 21: Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul New Zealand in exciting World Cup semi
March 22: Danielle Ammaccapane wins Standard Register Ping Golf Championship
March 22: England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
March 22: Joseph A. Molloy elected New York Yankee general partner
March 22: "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 37 performances
March 22: Record producer Lou Adler weds Paige Hannah (Daryl's sister)
March 22: U.S. Air New York to Cleveland crashes on take off at LaGuardia, 27 die
March 23: Florida Marlins begin selling tickets
March 24: 1st Belgium in the space, Dirk Frimout on Atlantis Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
March 24: "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater New York City for 245 performances
March 24: Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
March 25: Imran Khan scores 72 and takes 1-43 off 6 2 overs in last ODI
March 25: Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup
March 25: Russian manned space craft TM-14, lands
March 26: NHL New York Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years
March 27: Bruce Springsteen releases "Human Touch" and "Lucky Town"
March 28: 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
March 28: Ann Transon runs female world record 50k (3:35:31)
March 28: PBA National Championship Won by Eric Forkel
March 29: 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: Hudson Hawk wins
March 29: 21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie
March 29: "Conversations with My Father" opens at Royale New York City for 462 performances
March 29: Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father," premieres in New York City
March 29: Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova and Ponomarenko (CIS)
March 29: Ice Pairs Championship at Oakland won by Mishuktienok and Dmitriev (CIS)
March 29: Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)
March 29: Men's Figure Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS)
March 29: NCAA Basketball Women's Championship at Kemper Arena, KC
March 30: 64th Academy Awards - "Silence of Lamb," A Hopkins and Jodie Foster win
March 30: CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute"
March 30: Man accidentally backs in A's Jose Canseco's $225,000 Lamborghini
March 30: P J Patterson, resigns as 6th Prime Minister of Jamaica
March 30: WNSR-FM (105.1) changes callsign to WMXV-FM (New York City)
March 31: Delhi beat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
March 31: U.N. Security Council voted to ban flights and arms sales to Libya


April 1: 5th Largest wrestling crowd (64,287-Toronto SkyDome)
April 1: Battleship USS Missouri, on which, Japan surrendered, decommissioned
April 1: Last defendant in St. John sex assault case sentenced to 3 years prob
April 1: NFL decides to stay with 17 week sched instead of expanded 18 games
April 1: NHL players begin 1st strike in 75-year history
April 1: Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman
April 1: WA beat NSW by 44 runs to win the Sheffield Shield Final
April 1: World's 7 wealthiest nations agree on $24B aid for former U.S.S.R.
April 2: Edith Cresson, France's 1st female premier, resigns
April 2: "Hamlet" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 45 performances
April 2: John Gotti found guilty in death of Paul Castallanos
April 2: Space Shuttle STS-45, Atlantis 11, lands
April 3: 1st exhibition game at Camden Field-Orioles beat New York Mets
April 4: Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees beat New York Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad
April 4: John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca
April 4: Jury deliberations begin in Noriega case
April 4: Sali Berisha becomes president/Alexander Meksi premier of Albania
April 5: 11th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Stanford beats Western Kentucky 78-62
April 5: 4th Seniors Golf Tradition: Lee Trevino
April 5: Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka
April 5: Dana Lofland wins Las Vegas LPGA Golf International
April 5: Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees sweep New York Mets 6-5 at Shea
April 5: Peru's President Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution and dissolved Congress
April 5: "Search and Destroy" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 46 performances
April 5: Thailand General Suchinda Kraprayoon installed as president
April 5: Wrestlemania VIII, 62,167 at Hoosier Dome, Hulk Hogan DQs Sid Justice
April 6: 1st game at Camden Field, Baltimore Orioles beat Indians 2-0
April 6: 54th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Duke beats Michigan 71-51
April 6: Britain Radio Authority licenses Virgin and TV-AM radio licenses
April 6: Microsoft announced Windows 3.1, upgrading Windows 3.0
April 6: Oriole Park at Camden Yards opens, beating Cleveland 2-0
April 6: Serbian troops begin siege of Sarajevo
April 6: Voting begins on choice of Elvis postage stamps
April 8: "5 Guys Named Moe" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 445 performances
April 8: After 151 years Britain's "Punch Magazine" final issue
April 9: John Majors, (C) elected Prime Minister of England
April 9: Noriega convicted on 8 of 10 drug and racketeering charges
April 9: Record 18 golfers shoot in 60s in Masters round 1 (old record 12)
April 9: "Redwood Curtain" opens at Neiderlander theater on Broadway
April 9: U.S. Federal court finds Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of drug crimes
April 9: William O. Studeman, becomes deputy director of CIA
April 10: 25 die in a bus bombing in Sri Lanka
April 10: Floriade (Flower Show) opens at Hague, Netherlands
April 10: NHL strike ends after 10 days
April 11: BPAA U.S. Open by Robert Lawrence
April 11: Country singer Lee Greenwood weds Miss Tennessee 1989 (Kimberly Payne)
April 11: Euro-Disney opens near Paris
April 11: Indians set team record for long game lose to Red Sox (19 inn - 6 hours)
April 11: Irish Republican Army bombs London financial district, killing 3
April 12: 2nd lowest NBA scoring game - Detroit Piston 72, New York Knicks 61
April 12: 53rd PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Lee Trevino
April 12: 56th Golf Masters Championship: Fred Couples wins, shooting a 275
April 12: Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz
April 12: Earthquake rocks Germany
April 12: Lynn Gunther of California threatens to blow herself up in front of U.N.
April 12: Matt Young no-hits Cleveland, but loses 2-1
April 12: New York Mets lose 1st 3 home games for 1st time since 1962
April 12: "Streetcar Named Desire" opens at Ethel Barrymore New York City for 137 performances
April 12: Trump Shuttle becomes U.S. Air Shuttle
April 13: "2 Trains Running" opens at Walter Kerr Theater New York City for 160 performances
April 13: 5.5 earthquake hits Netherlands
April 13: American Airlines reduce its 1st-class fares 20%-50%
April 13: Crystal Pepsi begins test marketing in Providence, Denver and Dallas
April 13: Great Chicago Flood - Chicago's underground tunnels flood
April 13: Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (New York Yankees 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yankees score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2
April 13: Lou Conaseca retires as coach of St. John's basketball team
April 13: Nelson Mandela announces he will seek divorce from Winnie
April 14: Court throws out Apple's lawsuit against Microsoft
April 14: "Guys and Dolls" opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City for 1143 performances
April 14: "Les Miserables," opens at Palace Theatre, Manchester
April 14: U.N. imposes embargo against Libya takes effect
April 14: UAW ends 5 month strike against Caterpillar Inc
April 15: Billionaire Leona Helmsly is sent to jail for tax evasion
April 15: Jay Leno's final appearance as permanent guest host of Tonight
April 15: Lincoln Hospital in Bronx loses its accreditation
April 15: New York Islander, Al Arbour, coaches most NHL games (1,438)
April 15: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame
April 16: 1st concrete is poured at new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
April 16: Afghanistan president Najibullah resigns
April 16: "Metro" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 13 performances
April 16: New York Rangers win team record 50th game
April 18: Start of South Africa's 1st Test Cricket since 1970 (v WI Bridgetown)
April 18: Tennis ace Stefan Edberg marries Annette Olsen in Sweden
April 19: "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont New York City after 38 perf
April 19: Balki and Mary Ann wed on "Perfect Strangers"
April 19: Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sega Women's Golf Championship
April 20: 100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs
April 20: 21st Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:23:43
April 20: 96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14
April 20: All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium
April 20: Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain
April 20: Joan Lunden, breaks her left shoulder after being thrown from a horse
April 20: Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner
April 21: "High Rollers" opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway
April 21: Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill
April 22: 6.0 earthquake in California
April 22: Gas explodes in sewer, kills 200 in Guadalajara Mexico
April 22: "High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club" closes at H Hayes New York City 14 performances
April 22: Holocaust Museum dedicated in Washington D.C.
April 22: Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport California, kills 16 parachutists
April 23: Marion Berry, former mayor of Washington D.C., let out of prison
April 23: McDonald's opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China
April 23: "Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 4 performances
April 24: David Bowie marries model Iman in Switzerland
April 24: George Steinbrenner drops his suits against baseball
April 24: "Man of La Mancha" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 108 performances
April 24: Vinson Pike fined 1000 pounds for distributing obscene computer pictures
April 25: Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marc McDowell
April 25: "Shimada" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 4 performances
April 26: Alex Haley, (Roots), wins 1992 Ellis Island Award, posthumously
April 26: "Grand Hotel" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 1,018 performances
April 26: "Growing Pains," final episode on ABC TV
April 26: "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia Theater New York City for 569 performances
April 26: Maggie Will wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
April 26: "Master Builder" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 45 performances
April 26: "Metro" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City after 13 performances
April 26: Ozzie Smith steals his 500th base
April 26: "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years on ABC TV
April 27: New York Jets finish perfect 5-0 pre-season for 1st time
April 27: New York Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent
April 27: "Small Family Business" opens at Music Box Theater New York City for 48 performances
April 28: Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings
April 28: Italian President Francesco Cossiga formally resigns
April 29: 27th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks
April 29: Country singer Doug Stone, 35, undergoes quadruple bypass surgery
April 29: "Falsettos" opens at John Golden Theater New York City for 487 performances
April 29: Jury acquits Los Angeles police officers of beating Rodney King, riots begin
April 29: Sheena Easton collapses on stage while performing in "Man of LaMancha"
April 29: Voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps
April 30: 208th and final episode of Cosby Show on NBC-TV


May 1: Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 years prior
May 1: Los Angeles Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots due to Rodney King
May 1: New York Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs New Jersey Devils)
May 1: Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base
May 2: 118th Kentucky Derby: Pat Day aboard Lil E Tee wins in 2:03
May 2: "High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club" opens at H Hayes New York City 14 performances
May 2: Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic
May 3: Balt's Gregg Olson, 25, is youngest to record 100 saves
May 3: Beverly Hills 90210 Gabrielle Carteris marries Charles Isaacs
May 3: Danielle Ammaccapane wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic
May 3: New York Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 home runs
May 3: Ohio Glory wins 1st WLAF game (after 6 loses), beat Frankfurt 20-17
May 3: Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Centel Senior Golf Challenge
May 5: Country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection
May 6: New York Met Anthony Young begins losing streak of at least 26 games
May 6: Werder Bremen wins 32nd Europe Cup II
May 7: 5 New York City cops arrested in Hauppauge Long Island for selling cocaine
May 7: Constitutional amendment barring mid-term congressional raises passes
May 7: Jockey Angel Cordero retires after winning over 7,000 horse races
May 7: U.S. space shuttle STS-49 launched (maiden voyage of Endeavour)
May 9: America Cup finals begin in San Diego
May 9: Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
May 9: Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe
May 10: Bible Lands Museum opens in Jerusalem, Israel
May 10: "Hamlet" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 45 performances
May 10: Jennifer Wyatt wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic
May 12: 1st Belgian woman, Ingrid Baeyens, to ascend Mount Everest
May 13: 3 astronauts simultaneous walked in space for the 1st time
May 13: Ajax wins 21st UEFA Cup
May 13: Concrete foundation for ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) is poured
May 13: Final episode of "Night Court" airs on NBC-TV
May 13: Frank Stallone beats Geraldo Rivera in boxing on Howard Stern Show
May 14: WIBC Bowling Queens won by Cindy Coburn-Carroll
May 15: Colombo '92 opens in Genoa Italy
May 15: New York department store chain Alexanders announces closing of all 11 stores
May 15: Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue
May 16: 118th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6
May 16: Polls show Perot, Bush and Clinton could be in a deadlock
May 16: "Smells Like Nirvana," by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35
May 16: U.S. space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour)
May 17: 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King
May 17: Expos Gary Carter is 3rd to catch 2,000 games (joins Boone and Fisk)
May 18: Supreme Court rules states could not force mentally unstable criminal defendants to take anti-psychotic drugs
May 19: 27th Amendment ratified, prohibits Congress from raising its salary
May 19: Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in Massapequa LI
May 19: Dan Quayle sites Murphy Brown as a poor example of family values
May 19: Englishman Dave Gauder, 224 lbs, pulls 196 ton jumbo jet, 3 inches
May 19: Ric Flair wins NWA wrestling title
May 20: FC Barcelona wins 373 Europe Cup 1 at London
May 20: India launches its 1st satellite independently
May 20: Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds
May 21: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
May 21: New Jersey senate overrides Governor Florio's veto and lowers sales tax to 6%
May 22: California Angels, are involved in a bus crash, in New Jersey
May 22: India launches its Agni rocket
May 22: Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of Tonight Show
May 23: New York Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game
May 23: President Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees
May 24: Al Unser, Jr. wins Indy 500
May 24: Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
May 24: Despite trailing 7-1, New York Yankees tie Milwaukee Brewers and then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game
May 24: Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament
May 25: Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "Tonight Show"
May 25: New York Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
May 25: Oscar Luigi Scalfaro elected president of Italy
May 26: Carlos Martinez hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a home run
May 26: Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour
May 28: 65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum
May 29: New York Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games
May 29: White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base
May 30: Minnesota Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager and 40 year old
May 30: New York Lotto pays $30 million to one winner (#s are 12-15-30-33-40-48)
May 30: New York Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams
May 30: Paul Simon weds Edie Brickell
May 30: U.N. votes for sanctions against Serb-led Yugoslavia to halt fighting
May 31: 46th Tony Awards: Dancing at Lughnasa and Crazy For You win
May 31: 5th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,060,000
May 31: Barb Mucha wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic


June 1: America West Arena opens in Phoenix
June 1: Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
June 2: Former NFL New York Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery
June 2: Wilson Phillips release their 2nd album "Shadows and Light"
June 3: Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support
June 3: World's largest environmental summit opens, Rio De Janeiro Brazil
June 4: San Jose voters reject Giants plan to build a new stadium
June 4: USPO announces young Elvis beats old Elvis stamp
June 6: 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
June 6: 62nd French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (62 36 10-8)
June 6: Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car
June 6: New York Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter
June 6: WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17, Montreal
June 7: 62nd French Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats Petr Korda (75 62 61)
June 7: Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
June 7: "Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater New York City after 48 performances
June 8: 26th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and Garth Brooks
June 8: New York Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
June 8: Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria
June 10: Intelsat K launched
June 10: "Price" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 47 performances
June 11: Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group
June 11: Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of International Tennis Hall of Fame
June 11: U.S. Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibtion game, beat Venez 20-0
June 12: "Batman Returns" is released in USA
June 14: 10th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton
June 14: 46th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trailblazers, 4 games to 2
June 14: Anne-Marie Palli wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
June 14: Mona Van Duyn is named 1st female U.S. poet laureate
June 14: Ozzie Smith breaks Roy McMillan's NL mark by taking part in his 1,305th career double play
June 15: 1st Berlin Air Show in 60 years
June 15: Director Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest) marries Virginia Bush Ford
June 15: During spelling bee, Quayle misspells potato, as potatoe
June 15: Erie Sailors (Florida Marlin farm team) 1st game beat Jamestown 6-5 in 13
June 15: Ghana Airways inaugurates flights to JFK Airport, New York City
June 15: Jeff Reardon breaks Rollie Fingers' save record with #342
June 16: Colorado Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game
June 16: Great British postage stamp 350 year battle near Edgehill
June 16: Jeff King is 5th to be thrown out twice trying to steal in an inning
June 16: Longest salami is 68'9 and 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway
June 16: Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yankees 1-0)
June 17: Connecticut Governor Lowell Weicker and WFAN DJ Don Imus change places for 1 day
June 17: Philadelphia 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns
June 17: Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South Africa, kills 42
June 18: Actor Jameson Parker weds actress Darleen Carr
June 18: Ottawa Senators make goalie Peter Sidorkiewicz their 1st draft
June 18: Tampa Bay Lightning make goalie Wendell Young their 1st draft
June 19: "Batman Returns" opens
June 19: Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
June 19: Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa is shot twice in New York City
June 19: Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South Africa
June 19: New York Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards
June 20: Kelly Saunders is 1st female baseball announcer for the Baltimore Orioles
June 21: 92nd U.S. Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach GL California
June 21: Actor Michael Chiklis (Commish) marries Michelle Epstein
June 21: Actress Marina Sirtis, Star Trek NG, marries rocker Michael Lamper
June 21: Danielle Ammaccapan wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
June 21: Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham and Allan Lamb
June 22: 2 skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg ID'ed as Czar Nicholas II and wife
June 22: Supreme Court rules hate crime laws violated free-speech rights
June 23: Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time
June 23: Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election
June 23: "Tin Bigha Day" protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh
June 24: Billy Joel, gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43
June 24: Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
June 24: Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel
June 24: John Gotti begins life sentence in jail
June 25: Alexanders Department store closes all 11 stores
June 25: "Les Miserables," opens at Vinorhady Theatre, Prague
June 25: STS-50 launches (Columbia)
June 26: India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh
June 26: New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority votes to ban cigarette ads on Jan 1, 1993
June 26: Supreme Court rules fund soliciting can be banned at airports
June 27: 193rd ranked Andrei Olhovsky defeats #1 seed Jim Courier at Wimbledon
June 27: Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault and eliminated from Olympics decathlon
June 27: Daryl Gates retires as Los Angeles police chief
June 27: Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship
June 28: 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in U.S. (7.4) rock California
June 28: Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
June 28: "Chinese Coffee" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 18 performances
June 28: Italian government of Amato forms
June 28: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
June 28: President Bush's daughter Dorothy marries Bobby Koch
June 28: U.S. Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57
June 29: 2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern California
June 29: A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season
June 29: NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers
June 29: "Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 9 performances
June 30: 1st pay bathrooms in U.S. open: 25 cents, New York City
June 30: Actress Cecil Hoffman (Zoe-LA Law) marries Paul Slye
June 30: Fidel Ramos installed as president of Philippines
June 30: Total solar eclipse in Uruguay (5m21s)


July 1: 6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles
July 1: Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria
July 1: Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming
July 2: Braniff Airlines goes out of business
July 3: Gary Dell'Abate (Howard Stern Show) marries Mary
July 3: Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy marries Victoria Reggie (38)
July 4: 99th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (62 61)
July 4: John Phillips, rocker (Mamas and Papas), undergoes a liver transplant
July 4: U.S. actress Bobbie Eakes marries author David Stone
July 5: 106th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Agassi beats Ivanisevic (67 64 64 16 64)
July 5: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
July 5: Sixto Duran Ballen elected president of Ecuador
July 6: Fay Vincent realigns NL, putting Cubs, Cards and Rockies in West and Cards, Braves and Marlins in East
July 8: Florida Marlins unveil their uniform
July 8: Thomas Klestil installed as president of Austria
July 9: Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
July 9: Space Shuttle STS-50 (Columbia 13) lands
July 10: John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners
July 10: Spaceship Giotto, Halley 1986, approaches comet Grigg-Skjellerup
July 10: SuriPop VII, Suriname Popular Song Festival
July 10: U.S. Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons
July 11: President candidate Ross Perot at NAACP speech calls them "you people"
July 12: 13th U.S. Seniors Golf Open: Larry Laoretti
July 12: Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St. Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert
July 12: Betsy King wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
July 14: 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD
July 14: Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery
July 14: All star MVP: Ken Griffey, Jr., Seattle Mariners
July 15: Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 3 weeks to have tumor removed
July 17: Slovak parliament asks for self rule
July 18: Film critic Roger Ebert marries Chaz Hammel-Smith
July 18: Helen Windsor (daughter of English prince Edward) weds Timothy Taylor
July 18: Sharon Belden, of Fla, 25, crowned Miss World USA
July 18: Singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown marry
July 19: 30th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats Spain in Frankfurt Germany (2-1)
July 19: Ballet dancer Peter Martins charged with beating his wife
July 19: Ebony P. Warren, crowned 24th Miss Black America
July 19: Juli Inkster wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
July 19: New York City Ballet star Peter Martins, arrested for beating his wife
July 19: "Price" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 47 performances
July 20: 121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane
July 20: Round World Air Race begins in Paris
July 22: Colombia drug baron Pablo Escobar escapes prison
July 22: Soyuz TM-15 launches
July 23: Emperor Haile Selassie, Ras Tafari Makonnen, of Ethiopia's, funeral
July 24: Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner, eff 3/1/93
July 24: Vickers Viscount crashes, 70 die
July 25: 25th Olympic Summer games opens in Barcelona, Spain
July 25: Army refused to overturn 127 year old conviction against Dr. Mudd
July 26: 47th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan
July 26: England honors her dead soldiers in the Falkland Is war
July 26: Kiss Guitarist Paul Stanley weds Pamela Bowen
July 26: "Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater New York City after 108 performances
July 26: Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons
July 26: Rocker Paul Stanley (Kiss) weds model Pamela Bowen
July 27: Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Rep National Convention
July 27: Dimitri Lepikov, Vladimir Pychenko, Veniamin Taianovitch and Evgueni
July 27: Sadovyi swim world record 4x200m freestyle (7:11.95)
July 28: Ground breaking of Florida Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium
July 29: "Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 18 performances
July 29: Evgueni Sadovyi swims world record/OR 400m freestyle (3:45.00)
July 29: Ray Sharkey, actor, Wiseguys, arrested for narcotic possession
July 30: Lin Li swims female world record/OR 200m medley (2:11.65)
July 31: Jeff Rouse swims world record/OR 100m backstroke (53.86 sec)
July 31: Kieren John Perkins swims world record/OR 1500m free style (14:43.4)
July 31: Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36)
July 31: Thai Airbus crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 113 die
July 31: Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec)


August 1: NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres
August 1: "Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 9 performances
August 1: USA/U.S.S.R. Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica
August 2: "Death and the Maiden" closes at Brooks Atkinson New York City after 159 performances
August 2: Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Welch's Golf Classic
August 2: Kevin Bacon marries Kyra Sedgwick
August 2: Tom Seaver, R Fingers, Hal Newhouser, and B McGowan enter Hall of Fame
August 3: Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles (3,000-2,531)
August 3: Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot
August 5: 4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge
August 6: Harold Wilson's academy award is auctioned for $60,500
August 7: Cleveland Indians turn a triple play
August 7: Tampa Bay group purchases San Francisco Giants
August 8: Actress Barbara Hershey weds artist Stephen Douglas
August 8: Lou Whitaker hits his 200th career home run
August 9: 25th Olympic Summer games closes in Barcelona, Spain
August 9: Florence Descampe wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mt.
August 9: Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower
August 9: Record temperature in Berlin-Dahlem 99.3 degrees F (37.4 degrees C)
August 9: "Streetcar Named Desire" closes at Ethel Barrymore New York City after 137 perf
August 10: Satellite TOPEX/Poseidon launched
August 10: Soyuz TM-15 lands
August 11: Oakland A's rip Jose Canseco for leaving stadium before end of game
August 15: Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester
August 15: Colombo '92 closes in Genoa, Italy
August 16: 20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur
August 16: 74th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St. Louis
August 16: Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k (7:28.96)
August 17: Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
August 18: "Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion New York City for 61 performances
August 19: Romesh Kaluwitharana scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (SL vs. Australia)
August 19: Sri Lanka make their highest cricket score ever 8-547 vs. Australia
August 20: England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record
August 20: Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler
August 22: Matthews and Warne spin Australia to a famous win vs. Sri Lanka
August 23: Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
August 23: Kris Tschetter wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
August 24: 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
August 24: Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings
August 24: Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die
August 24: Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint
August 25: Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA
August 26: "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 46 performances
August 27: CFL revokes BC Lions franchise
August 27: Mets trade David Cone to Toronto for Jeff Kent and Ryan Thompson
August 28: Test Cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo
August 29: Brave's Charlie Leibrandt 1,000th strikeout and decides to keep the ball He rolls it to the dugout, allows Ricky Jordan to take 2nd on error
August 29: Largest wrestling crowd out side of U.S. (75,000) at Wembley Stadium
August 29: Randy Myers blows his 6th save of the season and it marks the 5th time he's blown a potential win for Greg Harris
August 30: "2 Trains Running" closes at Walter Kerr Theater New York City after 160 performances
August 30: 92nd U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Justin Leonard
August 30: David Lewett and Jane Luu discovers comet: "1992 QB1" 64 mil km from Sun
August 30: Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sun-Times Golf Challenge
August 30: "Most Happy Fella" closes at Booth Theater New York City after 229 performances
August 31: 44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure, Christopher Lloyd and Dana Delane
August 31: Dynamite explosion in Philipines mine; 500 die
August 31: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Cleveland, Ohio on WNCX 98.5 FM


September 1: New York City police commisioner Brown resigns
September 1: Tommy Smothers undergoes arthroscopic surgery
September 2: Nicaragua struck by earthquake/floodings; 118 die
September 2: U.S. dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)
September 3: Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368
September 4: "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC and PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
September 5: Andrew "Dice" Clay marries his longtime live-in lover Trinie
September 5: Dan O'Brien sets world record decathlon (8891 pts)
September 6: Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
September 7: Army of Ciskei homeland kills 28 ANC demonstrators
September 7: Baseball commissioner Faye Vincent resigns
September 7: Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
September 8: Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yankees beat Orioles 16-4
September 8: Howard Stern Radio Show begins broadcasting in Dallas, Texas on KGEL-FM 97.1
September 9: 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home
September 9: 9th MTV Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman
September 9: Robin Yount, is 17th to get 3,000 hits
September 10: Bud Selig becomes interm commissioner of baseball
September 10: Lucy in Peanuts comics raises her Pyschiatric Help from 5 cents to 47 cents
September 11: Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die and 8,000 injured
September 12: 106th U.S. Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A Sanchez Vicario (63 63)
September 12: Hurricane Inuki pounds Hawaii
September 12: Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in U.S. Open history (5hr 26min)
September 12: STS-47 (Endeavour 2) launches
September 13: 112th U.S. Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Pete Sampras (36 64 76 62)
September 13: Nancy Lopez wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
September 13: New York Giants trailing Dallas Cowboys 34-0 in 3rd, lose 34-28
September 13: Steffan Edberg beats Pete Sampress to win U.S. Open
September 14: 1st subway car completed to be exported from U.S. (to Taiwan)
September 15: Ted Weiss, despite dying on 14th, wins congressional New York City seat
September 16: 900 die in flood in Pakistan
September 16: FCC votes to allow competition for local phone service
September 16: "Les Miserables," opens at Nuevo Apolo, Madrid
September 16: Vanna White suffers a miscarriage
September 17: House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
September 17: NFL decides to suspend World League Football
September 19: Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson and Ron Gant as having (2) 30-home run/30-steal seasons
September 19: Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
September 19: U.N. Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia
September 20: Colleen Walker wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
September 20: Frances votes in favor of Maastricht treaty
September 20: Leanza Cornett (Florida), 21, crowned 66th Miss America 1993
September 20: Phils' Mickey Moradini makes an unassisted triple play
September 20: Space shuttle STS-47 (Endeavour 2) lands
September 22: Heavy storm in South France, 34 die
September 23: 1st female to play in a NHL exhibition game (Manon Rheaume, goalie) for Tampa Bay Lightning - gives up 2 goals on 9 attempts in 1 period
September 23: Bill Comrie purchases BC Lions from CFL
September 23: Bradlees announces it will take over Alexander's department stores in New York City
September 23: Mud storm kills 30 in South France
September 24: John Jaha ties record of 11 teammates to steal 10 bases (Brewers)
September 24: Scott Stevens is named 5th Captain in New Jersey Devils history
September 24: Toronto's Dave Winfield, 40, is oldest player to reach 100-RBI
September 25: "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount New York City
September 25: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
September 25: Gregory Kingsley, 12, wins right to divorce his parents and live with his foster parents, he takes name Shawn Russ
September 25: Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova
September 25: Opening Main-Donau canal (North Sea-Black Sea)
September 25: Sparky Anderson ties Hughie Jennings as Detroit's winningest manager
September 25: U.S. Mars Observer launched from Space shuttle
September 26: 1st time a positional player pitches for New York Mets, Phil Pecota, in 19-2 lose to Pirates
September 26: Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova, 7-5, 6-3
September 26: Nigerian Hercules C-130 crashes at Lagos, 163 die
September 26: Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
September 26: Tsuruhiko Kiuchi discovers comet Swift-Tuttle
September 27: ASPCA stops Santeria ceremony in Bronx halts sacrifice of 42 animals
September 27: Los Angeles Dodgers for 1st time in history clinch last place
September 27: Military transport plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria killing 163
September 27: Nancy Scranton wins Los Coyotes LPGA Golf Classic
September 27: Pittsburgh Pirates win their 3rd straight NL East title
September 27: Seattle's Randy Johnson ties AL record for lefties with 18 strike outs
September 28: "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" closes at Paramount Theater New York City
September 28: "Dog City," cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
September 28: Oakland A's win AL West title
September 28: Pakistani Airbus A-300 crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 167 dies
September 29: Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title
September 29: Parliament suspends president Fernando Collor
September 30: 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins
September 30: Kansas City Royal George Brett gets 4 hits to become 18th to get 3,000 hits
September 30: Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars


October 1: Cartoon Cable Network premieres
October 1: Greater Pittsburgh International Airport opens
October 1: "Oba Oba '93" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 22 performances
October 1: Ross Perot re-enters presidental race
October 2: Vice President Itamar Franco becomes President of Brazil
October 3: Atlanta Braves win franchise record 98th game (old record 95 in 1957)
October 3: LeVar Burton weds Stephanie Cozart
October 3: Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV
October 3: Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on SNL
October 3: Toronto Blue Jays win AL East title
October 4: 1st time AL East and West champs have same record (96-66)-Tor and Oak
October 4: 2nd Solheim Cup: Europe beats U.S., 11 -6 at Dalmahoy CC Scotland
October 4: "Anna Karenina" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 46 performances
October 4: El Al cargo plane crashes at Amsterdam Bijlmer, 43 die
October 4: Miami Dolphen Louis Oliver returns record tying interception 103 yards
October 4: "Real Inspector Hound" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 61 performances
October 5: 1st overturn of a George Bush veto (cable bill)
October 5: El Al cargo jet crashes into apartment complex in Amsterdam (250 die)
October 5: New York senator Alphonse D'Mato fillerbusters for 15 hours 20 minutes
October 5: U.S. Air goes on strike
October 7: Tampa Bay Lightning become 1st NHL expansion team to win opener (7-2)
October 8: Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies poet Derek Walcott
October 8: Ottawa Sentors 1st NHL game
October 8: Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus
October 9: Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to New York
October 10: Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury
October 10: Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham
October 10: Floriade (Flower Show) closes at Hague, Netherlands
October 11: 1st 3-way presidential debate (Bush-Clinton-Perot)
October 11: Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and Braves (Baseball)
October 11: Toronto down 6-1 in 7th beats A's 7-6 in 11th in AL playoff
October 12: 5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)
October 12: Arecibo radio telescope begins Microwave search for occupied planets
October 12: Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF Heavyweight title
October 12: Expo '92 closes in Seville Spain
October 12: Howard Stern radio show premieres in Albany, New York on WQBK 103.5 and 103.9 FM
October 12: Microwave Observing Project begins (seeking alien life)
October 12: Washington Redskin Art Monk sets NFL record with 820th reception
October 14: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games for NL pennant
October 14: Toronto Blue Jays beats Oakland A's to win their 1st AL pennant
October 15: Charles Taylor launches an offensive against Monrovia Liberia
October 15: Howard Stern radio show begins broadcasting on WLUP-AM, Chicago, Illinois
October 15: New York City Subway motorman Robert Ray convicted of manslaughter in death of 5 riders, when he fell asleep drunk while in control of train
October 16: 1,700th David Letterman Show
October 16: 1964 "Gilligan's Island" TV pilot 1st shown on TV (TBS)
October 17: 1st World Series with non-U.S. team, Toronto loses 3-1 to Braves
October 18: 1st non-U.S. team to win a World Series Game; Toronto 5, Atlanta 4
October 18: 6.6 earthquake hits Colombia with no fatalities
October 18: "Oba Oba '93" closes at Marquis Theater New York City after 22 performances
October 18: Philadelphia Eagle Randall Cunningham sets NFL quarterback scramble record of 3,683
October 18: Start of Zimbabwe's 1st Test match, vs. India at Harare
October 20: 1st World Series game outside of U.S. - Toronto beats Atlanta
October 20: David Houghton gets Zimbabwe's 1st Test ton (121 vs. India, debut)
October 21: Madonna's book "Sex" goes on sale
October 22: Atlanta, becomes 1st U.S. team to win a World Series game out of US
October 22: Space Shuttle STS-52 (Columbia 13) launches into space
October 22: Wendy Wasserstein's "Sisters Rosensweig," premieres in New York City
October 24: Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series
October 25: "Dancing at Lughnasa" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 421 performances
October 25: "Jake's Women" closes at Neil Simon Theater New York City after 245 performances
October 25: Rene Lachemann hired as Florida Marlins 1st manager
October 27: Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies
October 27: Fox is to launch Tuesday night network TV, rescheduled to Decemeber
October 27: Great Britain issues postage stamp on 100th anniversary of Tolkien
October 27: Tipper Gore (wife of future Vice President) admits to covering clock on her VCR with black tape so she wouldn't have to watch it blink
October 28: Lee Jang Rim predicts that today would be the end of the world!
October 30: Metropolitan Transportation Authority begins installing automated fare collection turnstiles
October 31: Don Keller makes his 18,000th sky dive
October 31: Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: A P Indy, Fraise, Gilded Time, Liza, Lure, Paseana, Thirty Slews at Gulfstream Park
October 31: Roman Catholic church reinstates Galileo Galilei after 359 years


November 1: 22nd New York City Women's Marathon won by Lisa Ondieki in 2:24:40
November 1: 23rd New York City Marathon won by Willie Mtolo in 2:09:29
November 1: New York Jet Al Toon becomes 10th NFL to catch a pass in 100 straight games
November 1: Space Shuttle STS-52 (Columbia 13) lands (scheduled)
November 2: 1st test flight of Airbus A330
November 3: Bill Clinton wins U.S. presidential election over President Bush
November 3: Carol Moseley Brown elected 1st black female in U.S. Senate
November 4: New York Giants announce they will quit WNEW Radio after 32 years for WOR
November 4: New York Jets announce they are moving from WABC to WFAN radio
November 5: Bobby Fisher beats Boris Spassky to with Chess title in Belgrade
November 5: "Show Off" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 45 performances
November 7: 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
November 8: 300,000 demonstrators against racism in Berlin
November 8: Betsy King wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
November 8: "Solitary Confinement" opens at Nederlander Theater New York City for 25 performances
November 9: Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada on KFBI
November 9: Prix Goncourt awarded to Patrick Chamoiseau for "Texaco"
November 11: Anglican Church and Church of England OK female priests
November 12: New York Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is reinstated for 8th time
November 13: Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
November 14: Actress Peg Phillips (Northern Exposure), falls and breaks 3 fingers
November 15: Cuban Ilyushin IL-18 flight to Puerto Plata crashes, 34 die
November 15: Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 vs. SA, Durban)
November 17: Blue Jay Nigel Wilson is 1st pick of Marlins in expansion draft
November 17: Dateline NBC airs a demonstration show General Motors trucks, blowing up on impact, later revealed NBC rigged test
November 17: Erling Kagge begins successful exploration at South pole
November 17: "Gypsy Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 55 performances
November 18: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Las Vegas, Nevada on KXTE 107.5 FM
November 18: "Malcolm X" with Denzel Washington premieres in US
November 19: "3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City for 45 performances
November 20: Queen Elizabeth's home Windsor Castle catches fire
November 21: Jan Karlsson swims world record 50m butterfly (23.80 sec)
November 21: Jani Sievinen swims world record 100m medley (53.78 sec)
November 21: Louise Karlsson swims world record 50m freestyle (31.19 sec)
November 21: Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson
November 22: Sandra Volker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.57 sec)
November 22: Washington Post reports Ore Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women
November 23: 10,000,000 cellular telephone sold
November 23: "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" opens at Booth New York City for 232 performances
November 24: Boeing 734 crashes into mountain in China, kills 141
November 27: Howard Stern Interview premieres on E! Network
November 27: Part of Vienna Hofburg destroyed by fire
November 29: 80th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 24-10
November 29: "Sea Gull" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 48 performances
November 29: "Solitary Confinement" closes at Nederlander New York City after 25 performances
November 30: David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 vs. WI at Brisbane
November 30: Intercity-train derailed at Village chief, 5 die


December 1: 2 C-141B Starlifters collide in Montana and crash, 13 die
December 1: Amy Fisher sentenced 5-15 years for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco
December 2: WQEW-AM radio replaces WQXR on 1560 in New York City
December 3: U.N. Security Council votes unanimous for U.S. led forces to enter Somalia
December 6: 300,000 hindus destroy mosque of Babri India, 4 die
December 6: 81st Davis Cup: USA beats Switzerland in Fort Worth (3-1)
December 6: Dottie Mochrie/Dan Forsmann wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
December 6: San Francisco Giants renig on $43 million pact with Barry Bonds
December 6: SF 49er Jerry Rice catches NFL record 101st touchdown
December 7: Galileo spacecraft passes North Pole of Moon (Peary Crater)
December 8: Galileo's nearest approach to Jupiter (303 km)
December 8: NBC announces that "Cheers" will go off the air in May, 1993
December 9: 3rd Billboard Music Awards
December 9: Cincinnati Red owner Marge Schott apologizes for racist remarks
December 9: New Jersey Devils organization announces that it will change its colors to black, red, and white for the 1992-93 season
December 9: Operation Restore Hope - U.S. Marines land in Somalia
December 9: Sri Lanka's third-ever Test Cricket victory (v New Zealand by 9 wkts)
December 10: "My Favorite Year" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater New York City for 37 performances
December 10: New York Yankees sign free agent pitcher Jimmy Key
December 10: NHL awards franchises to Mimai and Anaheim (for 1994-95)
December 10: Orlanda Magic scores 14 3-pointers (2 shy of record)
December 11: Nor'easter storm hits NY, doing 1 billion dollars worth of damage
December 11: WNEW AM radio on 1130 in New York City ends transmitting after 58 years
December 12: 58th Heisman Trophy Award: Gino Torretta, Miami, Florida (quarterback)
December 12: 6.8-7.5 earthquake strikes Flores Island (tsunami kills 3,000)
December 12: Japanese crown prince Naruhito announces engagement to Masaka Owada
December 12: Julia Kurotchkina, 18, of Russia, crowned 42nd Miss World
December 12: New York Giants lose 19-0 to Phoenix Cardinals
December 13: Dawn Coe-Jone wins Pizza-La LPGA Match Play Golf Championship
December 13: FCC fines Infinity Broadcasting $600,000
December 13: "Show Off" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 45 performances
December 14: Lennox Lewis given WBC title, when Riddick Bowe refused to fight him
December 15: Arthur Ashe is named Sports Illustrated Sportman of Year
December 15: WNew AM (1130) New York City resigns air, replaced by WBBR
December 17: "Christmas Carol" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 22 performances
December 17: General Suwa finds tooth of 4.4 million year old Australopithecus ramidus
December 18: FCC vote 4-1 to allow Infinity to purchase Cook Inlet stations
December 20: Northwest and KLM introduce a new joint logo "Worldwide Reliability"
December 20: Slobodan Milosevic re-elected president of Serbia
December 21: Dutch DC-10 in fire at landing on Faro Portugal, 56 die
December 22: Libyan MIG-23UB attacks Boeing 727 at Souk al-Sabt, 158 die
December 24: President Bush pardons Caspar Weinberger in Iran-contra affair
December 26: NY Jet announcer Marty Glickman retires at 75
December 27: 13th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000
December 27: "3 From Brooklyn" closes at Helen Hayes Theater New York City after 45 performances
December 27: Harry Connick, Jr. is caught with 9mm gun in New York's JFK airport
December 27: "Les Miserables" opens at Ostregaswerks, Copenhagen
December 27: Nancy Sheehan wins LPGA Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge Golf Tournament
December 27: "Tommy Tune Tonite! Song and Dance Act" opens at Gershwin New York City for 10 per
December 29: Governor Cuomo grants Jean Harris (Scarsdale Diet Dr. killer) clemency
December 30: Last day of Test Cricket for Michael Whitney
December 30: Shane Warne takes 7-52 to lead Australian MCG win vs. West Indies
December 31: Target date for Europe's single market
December 31: WCBS TV news anchor Carol Martin weds Joe Terry
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