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Major Events of 1992
1992 (Roman Numerals: MCMLXCII) was the 92nd year of the 20th century. 1992 was a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Wednesday.
On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1992.
News Events of 1992
Bosnia votes for independence from Yugoslavia.
Bosnian War begins, siege of Sarajevo.
Los Angeles riots. Triggered by acquittal of four white police officers for beating of Rodney King (which took place in 1991).
Boxer Mike Tyson convicted of rape.
Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain marries Courtney Love.
Microsoft introduces Windows 3.1.
Black Wednesday: The British Pound Sterling is forced out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism by currency speculators.
Hindu activists demolish Babri Masjid, a 16th century mosque in Ayodhya, India.
Johnny Carson hosts the Tonight Show for the last time.
Sports in 1992
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