September 1992 calendar

September 1992

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1992?


  • 01 Sep 1992 New York City police commisioner Brown resigns
  • 02 Sep 1992 Nicaragua struck by earthquake / floodings; 118 die
  • 04 Sep 1992 Scared Silent is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
  • 05 Sep 1992 Andrew Dice Clay marries his longtime live-in lover Trinie
  • 06 Sep 1992 Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
  • 07 Sep 1992 Army of Ciskei homeland kills 28 ANC demonstrators
  • 08 Sep 1992 Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4
  • 09 Sep 1992 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home
  • 10 Sep 1992 Bud Selig becomes interm commissioner of baseball
  • 11 Sep 1992 ''STS-47'': Dr. Mae Jemison becomes the first African American woman to travel into space, aboard the Space Shuttle ''Endeavour''.
  • 12 Sep 1992 106th US Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A Sanchez Vicario (63 63)
  • 13 Sep 1992 112th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Pete Sampras (36 64 76 62)
  • 14 Sep 1992 1st subway car completed to be exported from US (to Taiwan)
  • 15 Sep 1992 Ted Weiss, despite dying on 14th, wins congressional NYC seat
  • 16 Sep 1992 Les Miserables, opens at Nuevo Apolo, Madrid
  • 17 Sep 1992 House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
  • 18 Sep 1992 Undaunted by his earlier withdrawal, supporters of U.S. presidential candidate H. Ross Perot succeed in getting his name on the ballot in all 50 states.
  • 19 Sep 1992 Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson and Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR / 30-steal seasons
  • 20 Sep 1992 Colleen Walker wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • 21 Sep 1992 Mexico establishes diplomatic relations with Vatican City, ending a break that lasted over 130 years.
  • 22 Sep 1992 Heavy storm in South France, 34 die
  • 23 Sep 1992 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
  • 24 Sep 1992 John Jaha ties record of 11 teammates to steal 10 bases (Brewers)
  • 25 Sep 1992 Gregory Kingsley, 12, wins right to divorce his parents and live with his foster parents, he takes name Shawn Russ
  • 26 Sep 1992 1st time a positional player pitches for New York Mets, Phil Pecota, in 19-2 lose to Pirates
  • 27 Sep 1992 ASPCA stops Santeria ceremony in Bronx halts sacrifice of 42 animals
  • 28 Sep 1992 Dog City, cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
  • 29 Sep 1992 Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title
  • 30 Sep 1992 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins
  • 06 Sep 1992 A group of hunters at the Stampede trail near Healy, Alaska came across a male corpse in abandoned bus, later identified as Christopher McCandless.
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Music charts

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

  1. - End Of The Road
  2. - Baby-Baby-Baby
  3. - Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough
  4. - November Rain
  5. - Humpin' Around

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Rhythm Is A Dancer
  2. - Ebeneezer Goode
  3. - Ain't No Doubt
  4. - Baker Street
  5. - Barcelona


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1992?

Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons



A story about love, acceptance, tradition, and hope. Maude Chambliss is nineteen years old when she arrives at Retreat, the seasonal home her husband's aristocratic relatives.

Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore

Care Of The Soul


This special edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul celebrates twenty-five years. It also includes a new introduction from the author. Readers are offered a radical approach to thinking in this innovative edition.

Truman by David McCullough



Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about Harry S. Truman. His presidency was marked by events such as the atomic bombing in Japan and the outbreak of World War II.

Kissinger by Walter Isaacson



Henry Kissinger, secretary of state, was, according to Gallup Poll, America's most beloved person and the most respected.

The Legacy by R. A. Salvatore

The Legacy


The Legacy is Drizzt's scimitar-wielding best, now available in mass-market editions.