1992 in History



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 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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