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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1992.
The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1992: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1992?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1992 Salome closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 02 Aug 1992 Death & the Maiden closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 performances
  • 03 Aug 1992 Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles
  • 05 Aug 1992 4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge
  • 06 Aug 1992 President Bush urges the United Nations to approve a military intervention in Bosnia and Hercegovina.
  • 07 Aug 1992 Cleveland Indians turn a triple play
  • 08 Aug 1992 Actress Barbara Hershey weds artist Stephen Douglas
  • 09 Aug 1992 Streetcar Named Desire closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 performances
  • 10 Aug 1992 Satellite TOPEX / Poseidon launched
  • 11 Aug 1992 Oakland Athletics rip Jose Canseco for leaving stadium before end of game
  • 15 Aug 1992 Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester
  • 16 Aug 1992 20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur
  • 17 Aug 1992 Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
  • 18 Aug 1992 Real Inspector Hound opens at Criterion NYC for 61 performances
  • 20 Aug 1992 England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs. Pakistan, then world ODI record
  • 21 Aug 1992 (to August 22) Events at Ruby Ridge, Idaho are sparked by a Federal Marshal surveillance team, resulting in the death of Marshal Sam Weaver and his dog and the next day the wounding of Randy Weaver, the death of his wife Vicki and the wounding of Kevin Harris.
  • 22 Aug 1992 Matthews and Warne spin Australia to a famous win vs. Sri Lanka
  • 23 Aug 1992 Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
  • 24 Aug 1992 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
  • 25 Aug 1992 Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA
  • 26 Aug 1992 Anna Karenina opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • 27 Aug 1992 CFL revokes BC Lions franchise
  • 29 Aug 1992 Largest wrestling crowd out side of US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium
  • 30 Aug 1992 2 Trains Running closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 160 performances
  • 31 Aug 1992 44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure, Christopher Lloyd and Dana Delane

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Movies

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The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

Country: United States of America

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

Release year: 1992

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin

Country: United States of America

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis

The Crying Game

The Crying Game

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

Country: United States of America

Books

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Damia by Anne McCaffrey

Damia

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As willful as her mother, The Rowan, ever was, and possessing unimaginable powers, Damia defies her family's attempts to tame and train her--only to bond with Afra Lyon, a Talent who

Diana In Private by Lady Colin Campbell

Diana In Private

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An English aristocrat from inside the royal family's exclusive circle reveals startling information about Princess Diana's life, discussing rumors of her eating disorder, her marriage to Prince Charles,

The Silent Passage by Gail Sheehy

The Silent Passage

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Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller has become the bible for women concerned about menopause. Since The Silent Passage was originally published in the early 1990s, Gail Sheehy, a member of the board

Head To Head by Lester Thurow

Head To Head

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A leading economic theorist analyzes the United States's place in the changing world economy in light of the emergence of an economically united Europe.

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.