July 1992 calendar

July 1992

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1992: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1992?


  • 01 Jul 1992 6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles
  • 02 Jul 1992 Braniff Airlines goes out of business
  • 03 Jul 1992 Mass Senator Ted Kennedy marries Victoria Reggie (38)
  • 04 Jul 1992 99th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (62 61)
  • 05 Jul 1992 106th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Agassi beats Ivanisevic (67 64 64 16 64)
  • 06 Jul 1992 Fay Vincent realigns NL, putting Cubs, Cards and Rockies in West and Cards, Braves and Marlins in East
  • 08 Jul 1992 Florida Marlins unveil their uniform
  • 09 Jul 1992 Space Shuttle STS 50 (Columbia 13) lands
  • 10 Jul 1992 John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners
  • 11 Jul 1992 Presidential Candidate Ross Perot at NAACP speech calls them you people
  • 12 Jul 1992 13th US Seniors Golf Open: Larry Laoretti
  • 13 Jul 1992 Yitzhak Rabin becomes prime minister of Israel.
  • 14 Jul 1992 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, South Dakota
  • 15 Jul 1992 Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 3 weeks to have tumor removed
  • 16 Jul 1992 Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton is nominated for U.S. President and Tennessee Senator Al Gore for Vice President, at the Democratic National Convention in New York City.
  • 17 Jul 1992 Slovak parliament asks for self rule
  • 18 Jul 1992 Film critic Roger Ebert marries Chaz Hammel-Smith
  • 19 Jul 1992 Price closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances
  • 20 Jul 1992 121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane
  • 22 Jul 1992 Colombia drug baron Pablo Escobar escapes prison
  • 23 Jul 1992 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour
  • 24 Jul 1992 Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3 / 1 / 93)
  • 25 Jul 1992 25th Olympic Summer games opens in Barcelona, Spain
  • 26 Jul 1992 Man of La Mancha closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • 27 Jul 1992 Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Republican National Convention
  • 28 Jul 1992 Ground breaking of Florida Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium
  • 29 Jul 1992 Chinese Coffee closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • 30 Jul 1992 Lin Li swims female world record / OR 200m medley (2:11.65)
  • 31 Jul 1992 Jeff Rouse swims world record / OR 100m backstroke (53.86 seconds)
  • 07 Jul 1992 The New York Court of Appeals rules that women have the same right as men to go topless in public.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1992?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Baby Got Back
  2. - I'll Be There (Live-Unplugged)
  3. - This Used To Be My Playground
  4. - Under The Bridge
  5. - Baby-Baby-Baby

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Abba-esque (EP)
  2. - Ain't No Doubt
  3. - Please Don't Go
  4. - Hazard
  5. - Rhythm Is A Dancer


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 1992?

Fatherland by Robert Harris



Fatherland takes place in an alternate world where Hitler has won World War II. It's April 1964, one week before Hitler turns 75.

Eleanor Roosevelt by Blanche Wiesen Cook

Eleanor Roosevelt


Eleanor Roosevelt was born into American aristocratic privileges and prejudices, and into an alcohol-affected family. Her debilitating roots were overcome by her public life of fighting racism and

Acquired Tastes by Peter Mayle

Acquired Tastes


A Year in Provence is the author's journey around the world, taking readers on a trip to discover where they can find the best of everything.

Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem

Revolution From Within


Gloria Steinem shares her long-standing quest for self-esteem. She explains how it can cripple a person's life and how you can regain it.

Who Will Tell The People by William Greider

Who Will Tell The People


Secrets of the Temple by Greider showed the power of the Federal Reserve during the 1980s as it ran the country. He now describes how Washington actually decides the most