Historical Events for May 1992

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Events 1 - 79 of 79

1st - Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior
1st - LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots over Rodney King beating
1st - NY Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs NJ Devils)
1st - Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base
2nd - "High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" opens at H Hayes NYC 14 perfs
2nd - 118th Kentucky Derby: Pat Day aboard Lil E Tee wins in 2:03
2nd - Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian Pres Alija Izetbegovic
3rd - Balt's Gregg Olson, 25, is youngest to record 100 saves
3rd - Danielle Ammaccapane wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic
3rd - NY Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 HRS
3rd - Ohio Glory wins 1st WLAF game (after 6 loses), beat Frankfurt 20-17
Victim of Police Violence Rodney KingVictim of Police Violence Rodney King 3rd - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Centel Senior Golf Challenge
5th - Country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection
6th - NY Met Anthony Young begins losing streak of at least 26 games
6th - Werder Bremen wins 32nd Europe Cup II
7th - 5 NYC cops arrested in Hauppauge, Long Island, for selling cocaine
7th - Constitutional amendment barring mid-term congressional raises passes
7th - Jockey Angel Cordero retires after winning over 7,000 horse races
7th - US space shuttle STS-49 launched (maiden voyage of Endeavour)
Country singer Tammy WynetteCountry singer Tammy Wynette 9th - America Cup finals begin in San Diego
9th - Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
9th - Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe
9th - Armenian forces capture Shusha, marking a major turning point in the Karabakh War.
9th - Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial dedicated in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300 yr anniversary of trials
10th - "Hamlet" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
10th - Bible Lands Museum opens in Jerusalem Israel
10th - Jennifer Wyatt wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic
12th - 1st Belgian woman (Ingrid Baeyens) to ascend Mount Everest
13th - 3 astronauts simultaneous walked in space for the 1st time
13th - Ajax wins 21st UEFA Cup
13th - Concrete foundation for ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) is poured
13th - Final episode of "Night Court" airs on NBC-TV
13th - Frank Stallone beats Geraldo Rivera in boxing on Howard Stern Show
13th - Li Hongzhi gave the first public lecture on Falun Gong in Changchun, People's Republic of China.
14th - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Cindy Coburn-Carroll
15th - Colombo '92 opens in Genoa Italy
15th - NY dept store chain Alexanders announces closing of all 11 stores
15th - Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue
Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al YankovicParody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic 16th - "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35
16th - 118th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6
16th - Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock
16th - US space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour)
17th - 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King
17th - Expos Gary Carter is 3rd to catch 2,000 games (joins Boone & Fisk)
18th - Supreme Court rules states could not force mentally unstable criminal defendants to take anti-psychotic drugs
19th - 27th Amendment ratified, prohibits Congress from raising its salary
19th - Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in Massapequa LI
19th - Englishman Dave Gauder, 224 lbs, pulls 196 ton jumbo jet, 3 inches
19th - Ric Flair wins NWA wrestling title
19th - US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values
20th - FC Barcelona wins 373 Europe Cup 1 at London
20th - India launches its 1st satellite independently
20th - Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds
21st - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
21st - NJ senate overrides Governor Florio's veto & lowers sales tax to 6%
22nd - California Angels, are involved in a bus crash, in NJ
22nd - India launches its Agni rocket
22nd - Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of Tonight Show
23rd - NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game
US President George H. W. BushUS President George H. W. Bush 23rd - President Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees
24th - Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins
24th - Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
24th - Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament
24th - Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game
25th - Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "Tonight Show"
25th - NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
25th - Oscar Luigi Scalfaro elected president of Italy
26th - Carlos Martinez hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a HR
Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr. 26th - Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour
28th - 65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum
29th - NY Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games
29th - White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base
30th - Minn Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager & 40 year old
30th - NY Lotto pays $30 million to one winner (#s are 12-15-30-33-40-48)
30th - NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams
30th - UN votes for sanctions against Serb-led Yugoslavia to halt fighting
31st - 46th Tony Awards: Dancing at Lughnasa & Crazy For You win
31st - 5th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,060,000
31st - Barb Mucha wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic

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