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19929th MTV Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman

1992IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)

1992Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base

1992Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour

1992Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43

1992Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb

1992Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1992Colombia drug baron Pablo Escobar escapes prison

19924 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge

199264th Academy Awards - "Silence of Lamb", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win

1992SF Giants renege on $43 million pact with Barry Bonds

1992Mike Tyson goes on trial for rape (he is found guilty)

1992Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

1992George Steinbrenner drops his suits against baseball

19921st overturn of a George Bush veto (cable bill)

1992Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner

1992Alex Haley, (Roots), wins 1992 Ellis Island Award, posthumously

199226th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks

1992US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane

199210th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton

1992Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by NY Islanders

1992Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.

1992Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)

1992Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins

1992William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame

1992US President Bush pardons Caspar Weinberger for Iran-contra affair

1992NHL All Star Game - Campbell-10, Wales-6 (Brett Hull, MVP) at Philadelphia

1992Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in US Open history (5hr 26min)

199218th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV)

1992"Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released

1992Country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection

1992George Bush gets ill & vomits on Japanese prime minister's lap

199256th Golf Masters Championship: Fred Couples wins, shooting a 275

1992121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane

1992"Malcolm X" with Denzel Washington premieres in US

1992Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons

1992NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter

1992Bill Clinton (D) wins US presidential election over President Bush (R)

1992Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract ($4.7 mil)

199262nd French Womens Tennis Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (6-2 3-6 10-8)

1992106th US Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A Sanchez Vicario (63 63)

199227th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks

1992Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson & Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR/30-steal seasons

19923rd Billboard Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Ropin' The Wind win

1992White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base

1992Nancy Lopez wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship

1992Roman Catholic church reinstates Galileo Galilei after 359 years

1992Jury selection begins in the LA police beating Rodney King case

1992"Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

199274th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St Louis

199238th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King

1992Magic Johnson announces return to play basketball (he doesn't)

1992South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar

1992112th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Pete Sampras (36 64 76 62)

1992"Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances

1992Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 3 weeks to have tumor removed

1992Jury acquits LA police officers of beating Rodney King, riots begin

1992Wrestlemania VIII, 62,167 at Hoosier Dome, Hulk Hogan DQs Sid Justice

1992Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

1992Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years

1992Phila 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

1992Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Washington Capitals to the Detroit Red Wings

1992Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington

1992LA Lakers retire Magic Johnson's #32 uniform

1992Presidential candidate Bill Clinton (D) & Genifer Flowers accuse each other of lying over her assertion they had a 12-year affair

1992John Gotti begins life sentence in jail

1992Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova, 7-5, 6-3

1992NY Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 HRS

1992Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

1992Sparky Anderson ties Hughie Jennings as Detroit's winningest manager

1992Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1992San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 101st touchdown

1992Lennox Lewis given WBC title, when Riddick Bowe refused to fight him

199247th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1992Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by NY Islanders

1992Mike Tyson testifies in his rape trial

1992Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1992LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots over Rodney King beating

1992"Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount NYC

1992Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

199266th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats M Fernandez (62 63)

1992Harry Connick Jr is caught with 9mm gun in NY's JFK airport

1992President Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees

1992Bill Cowher becomes the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, becoming only the second head coach of the team since 1970 (Chuck Noll)

1992Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

1992Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3/1/93)

1992KC Royal George Brett gets 4 hits to become 18th to get 3,000 hits

1992Madonna's book "Sex" goes on sale

1992Arthur Ashe is named Sports Illustrated Sportman of Year

1992Jeffrey Dahmer found sane & guilty of killing 15 boys

1992Betsy King wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament

199226th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins

1992Nelson Mandela says that a general strike will go ahead; the aim of the mass protest was the peaceful removal of President De Klerk from power, the immediate transfer of political power to the people and free and fair elections to a constituent assembly

1992Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana

1992"Jake's Women" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 245 performances

1992Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.

1992Betsy King wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

19922 skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg identified as Tsar Nicholas II & Tsarina Alexandra

1992Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368

1992Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live

19921,700th David Letterman Show

1992Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery

1992Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

199299th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (6-2 6-1)

1992Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit

1992Muddy Waters wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards

1992John Gotti found guilty of five murders (Paul Castellano, Thomas Bilotti, Robert DiBernardo, Liborio Milito and Louis Dibono), conspiracy to murder Gaetano "Corky" Vastola, loansharking, illegal gambling, obstruction of justice, bribery and tax evasion.

1992Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee

1992 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
Bush is 1st US president to address Australian Parliament 
Jan 1
Curacao becomes 1st in Dutch Antilles to have compulsory education 
Jan 1
Europe breaks down trade barriers 
Jan 1
International Space Year begins 
Jan 1
NYC transit fare increases from $1.15 to $1.25 
Jan 1
The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is renamed the Russian Federation, becoming the successor state to the Soviet Union. 
Jan 2
Test debut of Shane Warne, v India at Sydney 
Jan 3
32 Cubans defect to the US via helicopter 
Jan 3
Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* v India at Sydney 
Jan 4
8th largest wrestling crowd (60,000-Tokyo Dome) 
Jan 5
"6 Degrees of Separation" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 496 perf 
Jan 5
"Crucible" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 32 performances 
Jan 5
"On Borrowed Time" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 99 perfs 
Jan 5
"Peter Pan" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 48 performances 
Jan 5
Ravi Shastri scores 206 at SCG before being Warne's 1st crick Test wkt 
Jan 6
NY Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul 
Jan 6
Robert Schenkkan's "Kentucky Cycle," premieres in LA 
Jan 6
Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* v Australia at the SCG 
Jan 6
Shane Warne takes 1-150 in his 1st Test innings 
Jan 7
AT&T releases video-telephone ($1,499) 
Jan 7
Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan 
Jan 7
Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame 
Jan 8
George Bush gets ill & vomits on Japanese prime minister's lap 
Jan 10
8th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins 
Jan 11
Algeria's Pres Chadli announces his resignation 
Jan 11
Paul Simon opens a tour in South Africa 
Jan 11
US female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi 
Jan 12
13th ACE Cable Awards: CNN wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the Persian Gulf War 
Jan 12
Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished 
Jan 12
US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman 
Jan 12
Algeria's general elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the 1st round 
Jan 12
A new constitution, providing for freedom to form political parties, is approved by a referendum in Mali. 
Jan 13
Excavation of new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) begins 
Jan 13
US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane 
Jan 13
Japan apologizes for forcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II. 
Jan 15
Bulgaria recognizes Macedonia 
Jan 15
Cleaning woman finds intimate photos of Sarah Ferguson with US man 
Jan 15
Supreme Court rules 5-3 that Joseph Doherty isn't entitled to asylum 
Jan 16
"2 Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances 
Jan 17
Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews) 
Jan 18
43rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 10-6 at Phila 
Jan 18
49th Golden Globes 
Jan 18
Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident 
Jan 18
NHL All Star Game - Campbell-10, Wales-6 (Brett Hull, MVP) at Philadelphia 
Jan 19
"City of Angels" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 878 performances 
Jan 19
Cerebral Palsy telethon raises 23,500,000 
Jan 19
IBM announces a nearly $5B loss for 1992 
Jan 19
Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble 
Jan 19
Rowdy Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ 
Jan 20
Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup 
Jan 20
Score begins selling international soccer cards 
Jan 21
Bill Cowher becomes the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, becoming only the second head coach of the team since 1970 (Chuck Noll) 
Jan 22
Princess Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride 
Jan 22
Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space 
Jan 22
Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation. 
Jan 23
"Visit" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances 
Jan 25
66th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats M Fernandez (62 63) 
Jan 25
Dan Jansen skates world record 500m in 36.41" 
Jan 25
Hubble space telescope optics finds NGC3862/3C264 
Jan 26
"Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 perfs 
Jan 26
80th Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (63 36 64 62) 
Jan 26
Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect 
Jan 26
Super Bowl XXVI: Wash Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minn Super Bowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB 
Jan 27
"Crazy He Calls Me" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 7 perfs 
Jan 27
19th American Music Award: C & C Music Factory, Michael Bolton win 
Jan 27
Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee 
Jan 27
Mike Tyson goes on trial for rape (he is found guilty) 
Jan 27
Presidential candidate Bill Clinton (D) & Genifer Flowers accuse each other of lying over her assertion they had a 12-year affair 
Jan 28
Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide 
Jan 28
Stan Hansen beats Jumbo Tsuruta to win All Japan Triple Crown 
Jan 30
Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands 
Jan 31
MTA raised tolls on most NYC bridges from $2.50 to $3.00 
Feb 1
"Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 7 perfs 
Feb 1
Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract ($4.7 mil) 
Feb 1
Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by NY Islanders 
Feb 2
Colleen Walker wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic 
Feb 2
Danny Everett runs world record 400m indoor (45.02 sec) 
Feb 2
David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 v India at Perth 
Feb 2
IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M) 
Feb 2
Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m freestyle (14:32.40) 
Feb 2
NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-15 
Feb 3
Defense opens calling Noriega "our ally in war on drugs" 
Feb 3
Labor strike at Royal Canadian Mint ends 
Feb 3
Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $300 per week 
Feb 5
Jury selection begins in the LA police beating Rodney King case 
Feb 5
Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar 
Feb 5
Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win v India 
Feb 6
"Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC 
Feb 6
The Sámi people of the far northern Nordic countries have an official day celebrating their existence. 
Feb 7
Mike Tyson testifies in his rape trial 
Feb 7
Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA 
Feb 8
"I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaks at #1 
Feb 8
16th Winter Olympic games opens in Albertville, France 
Feb 8
Ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter 
Feb 9
"2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 perfs 
Feb 9
42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando 
Feb 9
Fastest yodeler-22 tones/15 falsetto in 1 sec by Thomas School of Germ 
Feb 9
Heike Henkel high jumps female indoor world record (2.07m) 
Feb 9
Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10) 
Feb 9
NBA All Star Game - West beats East 153-113 
Feb 9
Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Phar-Mor Golf Tournament at Hamlin Inverrary 
Feb 10
"Dangerous Women" final episode on WWOR-TV 
Feb 10
Bonnie Blair wins 1992 Olympics 1st gold medal for USA 
Feb 10
Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana 
Feb 11
F-16 jet crashes at residential district of Hengelo, Netherlands (No deaths) 
Feb 11
Michael Johnson runs indoor world record 400m (44.97 sec) 
Feb 13
"Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 229 performances 
Feb 13
Jose Canseco repeatedly rams his Porsche into wife Esther's BMW 
Feb 13
West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game 
Feb 14
Andre Cason runs world record 6 m indoor (6.41 sec) 
Feb 14
Cease fire in Somalia begins 
Feb 14
Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60) 
Feb 14
Merlene Ottey runs world record 60m indoor (6.96 sec) 
Feb 15
100th episode of "Cops" airs on Fox 
Feb 15
Jeffrey Dahmer found sane & guilty of killing 15 boys 
Feb 16
Former silver Goodyear blimps are now painted yellow & blue 
Feb 16
LA Lakers retire Magic Johnson's #32 uniform 
Feb 19
"Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances 
Feb 19
Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy for You," premieres in NYC 
Feb 19
Peter Collins discovers nova Cygni 1992 
Feb 19
Porn producer Jim Mitchell found guilty of killing his brother Artie 
Feb 20
"Private Lives" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 37 performances 
Feb 20
Orthodox patriarch Shenouda III visits Netherlands 
Feb 20
Ross Perot says he'll run for President on Larry King Show 
Feb 21
Kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympic gold medal in women's fig skating 
Feb 22
"Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box NYC 
Feb 22
Barry Diller resigns as CEO of Fox 
Feb 22
Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open Golf Tournament 
Feb 23
16th Winter Olympic games closes in Albertville, France 
Feb 23
Andy Flower scores 115* on ODI debut, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka 
Feb 23
World Cup scoreline Zimbabwe 4-312, Sri Lanka 7-313 
Feb 23
The Socialist Labour Party is founded in Georgia. 
Feb 25
34th Grammy Awards: Unforgetable, Marc Cohn wins 
Feb 25
Khojaly massacre: about 613 civilians killed by Armenian armed forces during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan 
Feb 25
Muddy Waters wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards 
Feb 26
"Search & Destroy" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 perfs 
Feb 26
Irish Supreme Court rules 14 year old rape victim may get an abortion 
Feb 27
Larry Smith, named 9th Commissioner of the CFL 
Feb 27
Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years 
Feb 29
Dawn Coe wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open 
Feb 29
Professional Spring Football League begins 
Mar 1
"Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco NYC after 41 perfs 
Mar 1
"Visit" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances 
Mar 1
Jenny Thompson swims 100m freestyle world record (1:01.40) 
Mar 1
Nelson Diebel swims 100m freestyle US record (54.48 secs) 
Mar 2
Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35) 
Mar 2
Moldova joins the United Nations. 
Mar 3
Gas explodes in coal mine at Zonguldak Turkey, 100s die 
Mar 3
Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by NY Islanders 
Mar 3
Pres Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to 
Mar 3
Charges are filed in Florida against NY Mets Darryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden of rape (dropped in April) 
Mar 3
The nation of Bosnia was established. 
Mar 5
Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks 
Mar 6
Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine 
Mar 6
The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers. 
Mar 6
Founding of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. 
Mar 7
Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78) 
Mar 8
22nd Easter Seal Telethon 
Mar 8
Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic 
Mar 10
6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole, Color Me Badd win 
Mar 10
Sandra Seuser/Katrin Schreiter/Annet Hesselbarth/Grit Breuer walk female indoor world record 4x400m (3:27.22) 
Mar 12
Mauritius becomes a republic while remaining a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 
Mar 13
FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12) 
Mar 13
Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit 
Mar 13
An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey. 
Mar 14
Farm Aid V 
Mar 14
NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused of rape 
Mar 14
Soviet newspaper "Pravda" suspends publication 
Mar 15
Brandie Burton wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship 
Mar 15
UN officially embarks on its largest peacekeeping operation 
Mar 16
Matt Keough, in the dugout, is hit flush in the head by a batted ball 
Mar 17
"Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 perfs 
Mar 17
18th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV) 
Mar 17
28 killed in truck bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Arg 
Mar 17
De Klerk wins a white only referendum 
Mar 17
Islamic Jihad truck bombs Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires killing 29 
Mar 17
Russian manned space craft TM-14, launches into orbit 
Mar 18
"4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 38 perf 
Mar 18
Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame 
Mar 18
Leona Helmsley sentence to 4 years for tax evasion 
Mar 18
Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury 
Mar 19
"Master Builder" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances 
Mar 19
Britain's Prince Andrew & Sarah, Duchess of York, announce separation 
Mar 20
Janice Pennington is awarded $1.3M for accident on Price is Right set 
Mar 20
Noriega's wife Felicidad arrested for stealing buttons from dresses 
Mar 21
2nd WLAF season begins 
Mar 21
Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul NZ in exciting World Cup semi 
Mar 22
"Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances 
Mar 22
Danielle Ammaccapane wins Standard Register Ping Golf Championship 
Mar 22
England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final 
Mar 22
Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner 
Mar 22
US Air NY to Cleveland crashes on take off at LaGuardia, 27 die 
Mar 23
Florida Marlins begin selling tickets 
Mar 24
"Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances 
Mar 24
Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space 
Mar 24
Sudanese Boeing 707 crashes on mountain Hymettos at Athens: 5-6 die 
Mar 24
1st Belgium in the space, Dirk Frimout on Atlantis Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space 
Mar 25
British scientists find new largest perfect # (2 756839 -1 * 2 756839) 
Mar 25
Imran Khan scores 72 & takes 1-43 off 6 2 overs in last ODI 
Mar 25
Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup 
Mar 25
Russian manned space craft TM-14, lands 
Mar 25
Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returns to Earth after a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station. 
Mar 26
Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington 
Mar 26
NHL NY Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years 
Mar 27
Bruce Springsteen releases "Human Touch" & "Lucky Town" 
Mar 28
6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal 
Mar 28
Ann Transon runs female world record 50k (3:35:31) 
Mar 28
PBA National Championship Won by Eric Forkel 
Mar 29
"Conversations with My Father" opens at Royale NYC for 462 perfs 
Mar 29
12th Golden Raspberry Awards: Hudson Hawk wins 
Mar 29
21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie 
Mar 29
Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father" premieres in NYC 
Mar 29
Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova & Ponomarenko (CIS) 
Mar 29
Ice Pairs Championship at Oakland won by Mishuktienok & Dmitriev (CIS) 
Mar 29
Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA) 
Mar 29
Men's Fig Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS) 
Mar 29
NCAA Basketball Women's Championship at Kemper Arena, KC 
Mar 30
64th Academy Awards - "Silence of Lamb", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win 
Mar 30
CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute" 
Mar 30
Man accidentally backs in A's Jose Canseco's $225,000 Lamborghini 
Mar 30
P J Patterson, resigns as 6th PM of Jamaica 
Mar 30
WNSR-FM (105.1) changes callsign to WMXV-FM (NYC) 
Mar 31
Delhi beat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy 
Mar 31
UN Security Council voted to ban flights & arms sales to Libya 
Apr 1
5th Largest wrestling crowd (64,287-Toronto SkyDome) 
Apr 1
Battleship USS Missouri, on which the Japanese surrender took place, decommissioned 
Apr 1
Last defendant in St John sex assault case sentenced to 3 yrs probation 
Apr 1
NFL decides to stay with 17 week schedule instead of expanded 18 games 
Apr 1
NHL players begin 1st strike in 75-year history 
Apr 1
Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman 
Apr 1
WA beat NSW by 44 runs to win the Sheffield Shield Final 
Apr 1
World's 7 wealthiest nations agree on $24B aid for former USSR 
Apr 2
"Hamlet" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances 
Apr 2
Edith Cresson, France's 1st female premier, resigns 
Apr 2
John Gotti found guilty of five murders (Paul Castellano, Thomas Bilotti, Robert DiBernardo, Liborio Milito and Louis Dibono), conspiracy to murder Gaetano "Corky" Vastola, loansharking, illegal gambling, obstruction of justice, bribery and tax evasion. 
Apr 2
Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) lands 
Apr 3
1st exhibition game at Camden Field - Orioles beat NY Mets 
Apr 4
Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad 
Apr 4
Jury deliberations begin in Noriega case 
Apr 4
Sali Berisha becomes president/Alexander Meksi premier of Albania 
Apr 5
"Search & Destroy" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 perfs 
Apr 5
11th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Western Ky 78-62 
Apr 5
4th Seniors Golf Tradition: Lee Trevino 
Apr 5
Dana Lofland wins Las Vegas LPGA Golf International 
Apr 5
Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees sweep NY Mets 6-5 at Shea 
Apr 5
Peru's Pres Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution & dissolved Congress 
Apr 5
Thailand General Suchinda Kraprayoon installed as president 
Apr 5
Wrestlemania VIII, 62,167 at Hoosier Dome, Hulk Hogan DQs Sid Justice 
Apr 5
Several hundred-thousand abortion rights demonstrators march in Washington, D.C. 
Apr 6
1st game at Camden Field, Balt-Orioles beat Indians 2-0 
Apr 6
54th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Duke beats Michigan 71-51 
Apr 6
Britain Radio Authority licenses Virgin & TV-AM radio licenses 
Apr 6
Microsoft announced Windows 3.1, upgrading Windows 3.0 
Apr 6
Oriole Park at Camden Yards opens, beating Cleveland 2-0 
Apr 6
Serbian troops begin siege of Sarajevo 
Apr 6
US Supreme Court rules a Nebraska farmer was entrapped by postal agents into buying mail-order child pornography 
Apr 6
Voting begins on choice of Elvis postage stamps 
Apr 6
A general strike is declared by communist groups in Nepal. 
Apr 7
Republika Srpska (aka the Bosnian Serb Republic) announces its independence. 
Apr 8
"5 Guys Named Moe" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 445 perfs 
Apr 8
After 151 years Britain's "Punch Magazine" final issue 
Apr 9
"Redwood Curtain" opens at Neiderlander theater on Broadway 
Apr 9
Florida drops rape charges against NY Mets Gooden, Boston & Coleman 
Apr 9
John Majors, (C) elected PM of England 
Apr 9
Noriega convicted on 8 of 10 drug & racketeering charges 
Apr 9
Record 18 golfers shoot in 60s in Masters round 1 (old record 12) 
Apr 9
US Fed court finds Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of drugs 
Apr 9
William O Studeman, becomes deputy director of CIA 
Apr 10
25 die in a bus bombing in Sri Lanka 
Apr 10
Floriade (Flower Show) opens at Hague Neth 
Apr 10
NHL strike ends after 10 days 
Apr 11
BPAA US Open by Robert Lawrence 
Apr 11
Euro-Disney opens near Paris 
Apr 11
Indians set team record for long game loss to Red Sox (19 inn - 6½ hr) 
Apr 11
Irish Republican Army bombs London financial district, killing 3 
Apr 12
"Streetcar Named Desire" opens at Ethel Barrymore NYC for 137 perfs 
Apr 12
2nd lowest NBA scoring game - Detroit Piston 72, NY Knicks 61 
Apr 12
53rd PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Lee Trevino 
Apr 12
56th Golf Masters Championship: Fred Couples wins, shooting a 275 
Apr 12
Earthquake rocks Germany 
Apr 12
Euro Disney opens in Marne-la-Vallee France 
Apr 12
Lynn Gunther of California threatens to blow herself up in front of UN 
Apr 12
Matt Young no-hits Cleveland, but loses 2-1 
Apr 12
NY Mets lose 1st 3 home games for 1st time since 1962 
Apr 12
Trump Shuttle becomes US Air Shuttle 
Apr 13
"2 Trains Running" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 160 perfs 
Apr 13
5.5 earthquake hits Netherlands 
Apr 13
American Airlines reduce its 1st-class fares 20%-50% 
Apr 13
Crystal Pepsi begins test marketing in Providence, Denver & Dallas 
Apr 13
Great Chicago Flood - Chicago's underground tunnels flood 
Apr 13
Lou Conaseca retires as coach of St John's basketball team 
Apr 13
Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (NY Yanks 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yanks score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2 
Apr 14
"Guys & Dolls" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 1143 performances 
Apr 14
"Les Miserables" opens at Palace Theatre, Manchester 
Apr 14
Court throws out Apple's lawsuit against Microsoft 
Apr 14
UAW ends 5 month strike against Caterpillar Inc 
Apr 14
UN imposes embargo against Libya takes effect 
Apr 15
Billionaire Leona Helmsly is sent to jail for tax evasion 
Apr 15
Jay Leno's final appearance as permanent guest host of Tonight 
Apr 15
Lincoln Hospital in Bronx loses its accreditation 
Apr 15
NY Islander, Al Arbour, coaches most NHL games (1,438) 
Apr 15
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame 
Apr 15
The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. 
Apr 16
"Metro" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 13 performances 
Apr 16
1st concrete is poured at new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) 
Apr 16
Afghan president Najibullah resigns 
Apr 16
NY Rangers win team record 50th game 
Apr 16
The Katina P runs aground off of Maputo, Mozambique. 60,000 tons of crude oil spill into the ocean. 
Apr 18
Start of South Africa's 1st Test Cricket since 1970 (v WI Bridgetown) 
Apr 19
"4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont NYC after 38 perf 
Apr 19
Balki & Mary Ann wed on "Perfect Strangers" 
Apr 19
Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sega Women's Golf Championship 
Apr 20
100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs 
Apr 20
21st Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:23:43 
Apr 20
96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14 
Apr 20
All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium 
Apr 20
Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain 
Apr 20
Joan Lunden, breaks her left shoulder after being thrown from a horse 
Apr 20
Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner 
Apr 21
"High Rollers" opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway 
Apr 21
Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill (a tidal strait separating Staten Island, New York City from mainland New Jersey, USA) 
Apr 21
Robert Alton Harris is put to death in the California Gas Chamber for 3 murders. 
Apr 22
"High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" closes at H Hayes NYC 14 perfs 
Apr 22
6.0 earthquake in California 
Apr 22
Gas explodes in sewer, kills 200 in Guadalajara Mexico 
Apr 22
Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport California, kills 16 parachutists 
Apr 23
"Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances 
Apr 23
Marion Berry (former mayor of Wash DC) let out of prison 
Apr 23
McDonald's opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China 
Apr 24
"Man of La Mancha" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 108 performances 
Apr 24
George Steinbrenner drops his suits against baseball 
Apr 24
Vinson Pike fined £1000 for distributing obscene computer pictures 
Apr 25
"Shimada" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances 
Apr 25
Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marc McDowell 
Apr 26
"Grand Hotel" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1,018 perfs 
Apr 26
"Growing Pains" final episode on ABC TV 
Apr 26
"Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 569 performances 
Apr 26
"Master Builder" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 45 performances 
Apr 26
"Metro" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 13 performances 
Apr 26
"Who's The Boss" final episode after 8 years on ABC TV 
Apr 26
Alex Haley, (Roots), wins 1992 Ellis Island Award, posthumously 
Apr 26
Maggie Will wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic 
Apr 26
Ozzie Smith steals his 500th base 
Apr 27
"Small Family Business" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 48 perfs 
Apr 27
NY Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent 
Apr 27
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, is proclaimed. 
Apr 27
Betty Boothroyd becomes the first woman to be elected Speaker of the British House of Commons in its 700-year history. 
Apr 28
Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings 
Apr 28
Italian President Francesco Cossiga formally resigns 
Apr 29
"Falsettos" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 487 performances 
Apr 29
27th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks 
Apr 29
Country singer Doug Stone, 35, undergoes quadruple bypass surgery 
Apr 29
Jury acquits LA police officers of beating Rodney King, riots begin 
Apr 29
Sheena Easton collapses on stage while performing in "Man of LaMancha" 
Apr 29
Voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps 
Apr 30
208th & final episode of Cosby Show on NBC-TV 
May 1
Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior 
May 1
LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots over Rodney King beating 
May 1
NY Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs NJ Devils) 
May 1
Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base 
May 2
"High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" opens at H Hayes NYC 14 perfs 
May 2
118th Kentucky Derby: Pat Day aboard Lil E Tee wins in 2:03 
May 2
Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian Pres Alija Izetbegovic 
May 3
Balt's Gregg Olson, 25, is youngest to record 100 saves 
May 3
Danielle Ammaccapane wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic 
May 3
NY Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 HRS 
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
NY Met Anthony Young begins losing streak of at least 26 games 
May 6
Werder Bremen wins 32nd Europe Cup II 
May 7
5 NYC 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
US 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 9
Armenian forces capture Shusha, marking a major turning point in the Karabakh War. 
May 9
Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial dedicated in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300 yr anniversary of trials 
May 10
"Hamlet" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances 
May 10
Bible Lands Museum opens in Jerusalem Israel 
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 13
Li Hongzhi gave the first public lecture on Falun Gong in Changchun, People's Republic of China. 
May 14
WIBC Bowling Queens won by Cindy Coburn-Carroll 
May 15
Colombo '92 opens in Genoa Italy 
May 15
NY dept store chain Alexanders announces closing of all 11 stores 
May 15
Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue 
May 16
"Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35 
May 16
118th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6 
May 16
Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock 
May 16
US 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 & 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
Englishman Dave Gauder, 224 lbs, pulls 196 ton jumbo jet, 3 inches 
May 19
Ric Flair wins NWA wrestling title 
May 19
US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values 
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
NJ senate overrides Governor Florio's veto & lowers sales tax to 6% 
May 22
California Angels, are involved in a bus crash, in NJ 
May 22
India launches its Agni rocket 
May 22
Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of Tonight Show 
May 23
NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game 
May 23
President Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees 
May 24
Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins 
May 24
Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic 
May 24
Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament 
May 24
Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game 
May 25
Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "Tonight Show" 
May 25
NY 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 HR 
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
NY 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
Minn Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager & 40 year old 
May 30
NY Lotto pays $30 million to one winner (#s are 12-15-30-33-40-48) 
May 30
NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams 
May 30
UN votes for sanctions against Serb-led Yugoslavia to halt fighting 
May 31
46th Tony Awards: Dancing at Lughnasa & 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 
Jun 1
America West Arena opens in Phoenix 
Jun 1
E Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced 
Jun 1
Snowfall in Colorado 
Jun 1
Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games 
Jun 2
Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery 
Jun 2
Wilson Phillips release their 2nd album "Shadows & Light" 
Jun 3
Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support 
Jun 3
World's largest environmental summit opens (Rio De Janeiro Brazil) 
Jun 4
San Jose voters reject Giants plan to build a new stadium 
Jun 4
USPO announces young Elvis beats old Elvis stamp 
Jun 6
124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26 
Jun 6
62nd French Womens Tennis Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (6-2 3-6 10-8) 
Jun 6
Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car 
Jun 6
NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter 
Jun 6
WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17 (Montreal) 
Jun 7
"Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 48 perfs 
Jun 7
62nd French Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats Petr Korda (75 62 61) 
Jun 7
Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship 
Jun 7
EUVE Launch 
Jun 8
26th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks 
Jun 8
NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time 
Jun 8
Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria 
Jun 10
"Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances 
Jun 10
Intelsat K launched 
Jun 11
Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group 
Jun 11
Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of Intl Tennis Hall of Fame 
Jun 11
US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibtion game, beat Venez 20-0 
Jun 14
10th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton 
Jun 14
46th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trailblazers, 4 games to 2 
Jun 14
Anne-Marie Palli wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic 
Jun 14
Mona Van Duyn is named 1st female US poet laureate 
Jun 14
Ozzie Smith breaks Roy McMillan's NL mark by taking part in his 1,305th career double play 
Jun 15
1st Berlin Air Show in 60 years 
Jun 15
Erie Sailors (Fla Marlin farm team) 1st game beat Jamestown 6-5 in 13 
Jun 15
Ghana Airways inaugurates flights to JFK Airport (NYC) 
Jun 15
Jeff Reardon breaks Rollie Fingers' save record with #342 
Jun 15
Dan Quayle, relying on faulty card, erroneously instructs Trenton NJ, elementary student to spell "potato," "potatoe" during spelling bee 
Jun 16
Caspar Weinberger (Sec of Def 1981-87), indicted on Iran-contra charge 
Jun 16
Colo Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game 
Jun 16
British postage stamp celebrates 350th anniversary of the Battle of Edgehill 
Jun 16
Jeff King is 5th to be thrown out twice trying to steal in an inning 
Jun 16
Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0) 
Jun 16
Longest salami is 68'9 & 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway 
Jun 17
Conn Gov Lowell Weicker & WFAN DJ Don Imus change places for 1 day 
Jun 17
Phila 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns 
Jun 17
Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South Africa, kills 42 
Jun 18
Ottawa Senators make goalie Peter Sidorkiewicz their 1st draft 
Jun 18
Tampa Bay Lightning make goalie Wendell Young their 1st draft 
Jun 19
"Batman Returns" is released in USA movie theatres 
Jun 19
Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 
Jun 19
Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa is shot twice in NYC 
Jun 19
Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South-Africa 
Jun 19
NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards 
Jun 19
"Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released 
Jun 20
Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Balt Orioles) 
Jun 20
Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Washington Capitals to the Detroit Red Wings 
Jun 21
92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach GL Calif 
Jun 21
Danielle Ammaccapan wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open 
Jun 21
Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb 
Jun 22
2 skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg identified as Tsar Nicholas II & Tsarina Alexandra 
Jun 22
Supreme Court rules "hate crime" laws violated free-speech rights 
Jun 23
"Tin Bigha Day" protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh 
Jun 23
Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time 
Jun 23
Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election 
Jun 24
Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43 
Jun 24
Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball 
Jun 24
Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel 
Jun 24
John Gotti begins life sentence in jail 
Jun 25
"Les Miserables" opens at Vinorhady Theatre, Prague 
Jun 25
Alexanders Department store closes all 11 stores 
Jun 25
STS 50 launches (Columbia) 
Jun 26
India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh 
Jun 26
NYC's MTA votes to ban cigarette ads on Jan 1, 1993 
Jun 26
Supreme Court rules fund soliciting can be banned at airports 
Jun 26
Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship 
Jun 27
"57 Channels (and Nothin' on)" by Bruce Springsteen peaks at #68 
Jun 27
193rd ranked Andrei Olhovsky defeats #1 seed Jim Courier at Wimbledon 
Jun 27
Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault & eliminated from Olympics decathlon 
Jun 27
Daryl Gates retires as LA police chief 
Jun 28
"Chinese Coffee" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 18 performances 
Jun 28
2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California 
Jun 28
Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan 
Jun 28
Italian government of Amato forms 
Jun 28
LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down 
Jun 28
Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International 
Jun 28
US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57 
Jun 28
The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law. 
Jun 29
"Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 9 performances 
Jun 29
2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern Calif 
Jun 29
A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season 
Jun 29
NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers 
Jun 29
Algerian head of state, Mohamed Boudiaf, is assassinated by military officers during a public speech at the opening of a cultural center in Annaba 
Jun 30
1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC) 
Jun 30
Fidel Ramos installed as president of Philippines 
Jun 30
Total solar eclipse in Uruguay (5m21s) 
Jun 30
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven. 
Jun 30
South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar 
Jul 1
6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles 
Jul 1
Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria 
Jul 1
Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming 
Jul 2
Braniff Airlines goes out of business 
Jul 3
Thirty-one years after being expelled, South Africa has its FIFA membership reinstated 
Jul 4
99th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (6-2 6-1) 
Jul 4
John Phillips, rocker (Mamas & Papas), undergoes a liver transplant 
Jul 5
106th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Agassi beats Ivanisevic (67 64 64 16 64) 
Jul 5
Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic 
Jul 5
Sixto Durán Ballén elected president of Ecuador 
Jul 6
Fay Vincent institutes plans to realign NL 
Jul 7
South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match 
Jul 8
Florida Marlins unveil their uniform 
Jul 8
Thomas Klestil installed as president of Austria 
Jul 8
Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe creates the office of High Commissioner on National Minorities. 
Jul 9
Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame 
Jul 9
Space Shuttle STS 50 (Columbia 13) lands 
Jul 10
John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners 
Jul 10
Spaceship Giotto (Halley 1986) approaches comet Grigg-Skjellerup 
Jul 10
SuriPop VII, Suriname Popular Song Festival 
Jul 10
US Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons 
Jul 11
Pres candidate Ross Perot at NAACP speech calls them "you people" 
Jul 12
13th US Seniors Golf Open: Larry Laoretti 
Jul 12
Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert 
Jul 12
Betsy King wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament 
Jul 13
The Tripartite Alliance, consisting of the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Union, outlines a mass action plan for August 
Jul 14
63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD 
Jul 14
Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery 
Jul 14
All star MVP: Ken Griffey Jr (Seattle Mariners) 
Jul 14
386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz beginning the Open Source Operating System Revolution. Linus Torvalds release his Linux soon afterwards. 
Jul 15
Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 3 weeks to have tumor removed 
Jul 15
The Security Council of the UN examine violence in South Africa 
Jul 17
Slovak parliament asks for self rule 
Jul 18
Sharon Belden, of Florida, 25, crowned Miss World USA 
Jul 18
The ten victims of the La Cantuta massacre disappear from their university in Lima. 
Jul 19
"Price" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances 
Jul 19
30th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats Spain in Frankfurt Germany (2-1) 
Jul 19
Ballet dancer Peter Martins charged with beating his wife 
Jul 19
Ebony P Warren, crowned 24th Miss Black America 
Jul 19
Juli Inkster wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic 
Jul 19
NYC Ballet star Peter Martins, arrested for beating his wife 
Jul 20
121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane 
Jul 20
Round World Air Race begins in Paris 
Jul 20
Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia. 
Jul 22
Colombia drug baron Pablo Escobar escapes prison 
Jul 22
Soyuz TM-15 launches 
Jul 23
Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour 
Jul 23
Emperor Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen] of Ethiopia's, funeral 
Jul 24
Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3/1/93) 
Jul 24
Vickers Viscount crashes, 70 die 
Jul 25
25th Olympic Summer games opens in Barcelona, Spain 
Jul 25
Army refused to overturn 127 year old conviction against Dr Mudd 
Jul 26
"Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 perfs 
Jul 26
47th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan 
Jul 26
Britain honours her dead in the Falklands war 
Jul 26
Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons 
Jul 27
Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Rep Natl Convention 
Jul 27
Dimitri Lepikov, Vladimir Pychenko, Veniamin Taianovitch & Evgueni 
Jul 27
Sadovyi swim world record 4x200m freestyle (7:11.95) 
Jul 27
Nelson Mandela says that a general strike will go ahead; the aim of the mass protest was the peaceful removal of President De Klerk from power, the immediate transfer of political power to the people and free and fair elections to a constituent assembly 
Jul 28
Ground breaking of Fla Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium 
Jul 29
"Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 18 perfs 
Jul 29
Evgueni Sadovyi swims world record/OR 400m freestyle (3:45.00) 
Jul 29
Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession 
Jul 30
Lin Li swims female world record/OR 200m medley (2:11.65) 
Jul 31
Jeff Rouse swims world record/OR 100m backstroke (53.86 sec) 
Jul 31
Kieren John Perkins swims world record/OR 1500m free style (14:43.4) 
Jul 31
Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36) 
Jul 31
Thai Airbus crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 113 die 
Jul 31
Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec) 
Aug 1
"Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 9 performances 
Aug 1
NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres 
Aug 1
USA/USSR Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica 
Aug 2
"Death & the Maiden" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 perfs 
Aug 2
Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Welch's Golf Classic 
Aug 2
Tom Seaver, R Fingers, Hal Newhouser, & B McGowan enter Hall of Fame 
Aug 3
Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles (3,000-2,531) 
Aug 3
Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot 
Aug 5
4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge 
Aug 7
Cleveland Indians turn a triple play 
Aug 7
Tampa Bay group purchases SF Giants 
Aug 8
Lou Whitaker hits his 200th career HR 
Aug 9
"Streetcar Named Desire" closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 perf 
Aug 9
25th Olympic Summer games closes in Barcelona, Spain 
Aug 9
Florence Descampe wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mt 
Aug 9
Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower 
Aug 9
Record temperature in Berlin-Dahlem 99.3°F (37.4°C) 
Aug 10
Satellite TOPEX/Poseidon launched 
Aug 10
Soyuz TM-15 lands 
Aug 11
Oakland A's rip Jose Canseco for leaving stadium before end of game 
Aug 12
Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 
Aug 15
Colombo '92 closes in Genoa Italy 
Aug 16
20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur 
Aug 16
74th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St Louis 
Aug 16
Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k (7:28.96) 
Aug 17
Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0 
Aug 18
"Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 perfs 
Aug 19
Romesh Kaluwitharana scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (SL v Australia) 
Aug 19
Sri Lanka make their highest cricket score ever 8-547 v Australia 
Aug 20
England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record 
Aug 22
Matthews & Warne spin Australia to a famous win v Sri Lanka 
Aug 22
FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho. 
Aug 23
Kris Tschetter wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic 
Aug 23
Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons 
Aug 23
Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress 
Aug 24
1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field) 
Aug 24
Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings 
Aug 24
Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die 
Aug 24
Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint 
Aug 24
Diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and South Korea. 
Aug 25
Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA 
Aug 26
"Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 performances 
Aug 27
CFL revokes BC Lions franchise 
Aug 27
Mets trade David Cone to Toronto for Jeff Kent & Ryan Thompson 
Aug 28
Test cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo 
Aug 29
Largest wrestling crowd outside US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium, London 
Aug 29
Randy Myers blows his 6th save of the season & it marks the 5th time he's blown a potential win for Greg Harris 
Aug 29
Brave's Charlie Leibrandt 1,000th strikeout & decides to keep the ball He rolls it to the dugout, allows Ricky Jordan to take 2nd on error 
Aug 30
"2 Trains Running" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 160 perfs 
Aug 30
"Most Happy Fella" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 229 performances 
Aug 30
92nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Justin Leonard 
Aug 30
David Lewett & Jane Luu discovers comet: "1992 QB1" 64 mil km from Sun 
Aug 30
Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sun-Times Golf Challenge 
Aug 31
44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure, Christopher Lloyd & Dana Delane win 
Aug 31
Dynamite explosion in Philipines mine; 500 die 
Aug 31
Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Cleveland OH on WNCX 98.5 FM 
Sep 1
NYC police commisioner Brown resigns 
Sep 1
Tommy Smothers undergoes arthroscopic surgery 
Sep 2
Nicaragua struck by earthquake/floodings; 118 die 
Sep 2
US dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)