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1992 ( was a MCMXCII) leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1992nd year of the Common Era (CE) and (AD) designations, the 992nd year of the Anno Domini 2nd millennium, the 92nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1990s decade.
1992 was designated as:
January [ edit ]
January 2 – President of Russia Boris Yeltsin ends price controls, resulting in prices of some goods and services becoming three to five times more expensive. This in effect ends the command economy in Russia.
January 7 – The Yugoslav Air Force downs a helicopter, killing five military observers from the European Community.
January 8 – George H. W. Bush is televised falling violently ill at a state dinner in Japan, vomiting into the lap of Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa and fainting.
January 9 – Bosnian Serbs declare their own republic within Bosnia and Herzegovina, in protest of the decision by Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats to seek EC recognition.
January 12 – The second round of Algeria's general elections is cancelled when the first round is favorable to the Islamic Salvation Front.
January 13 – Japan apologizes for forcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II.
January 15 – The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia begins to break up. Slovenia and Croatia gain independence and international recognition in some Western countries.
January 16 – El Salvador officials and rebel leaders sign the Chapultepec Peace Accords in Mexico City, ending the 12-year Salvadoran Civil War that claimed at least 75,000 lives.
January 18 – In Nairobi, Kenya, more than 100,000 attend protests demanding an end to one-party rule by the Kenya African National Union.
January 20 – Cuba executes Eduardo Diaz Betancourt, who was found guilty of sabotage and terrorism.
January 21 – Faced with decreased military spending, United Technologies Corporation announces it will eliminate 13,900 jobs by 1993.
Rebel forces occupy
Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
: Dr. STS-42 Roberta Bondar becomes the first Canadian woman in space, aboard Space Shuttle . Discovery
Israel establish diplomatic relations.
January 30 – North Korea signs an accord with the International Atomic Energy Agency allowing for international inspections of North Korea's nuclear power plants.
January 31 – The heads of state of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, and of most of the temporary members, meet in New York City to discuss the new world order in the post- Cold War world.
February [ edit ]
February 3 – South African State President F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela, African National Congress leader, are jointly awarded the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize at the Unesco headquarters in Paris.
February 4 – In Venezuela, Hugo Chávez leads an unsuccessful coup attempt against President of Venezuela Carlos Andrés Pérez
February 6 – The United States Senate approves a measure calling for the faster phase-out of chlorofluorocarbons under the revised Montreal Protocol; the phase-out is later completed in 2000.
February 7 – The Maastricht Treaty is signed, founding the European Union.
February 8 – The opening ceremony for the 1992 Winter Olympics is held in Albertville, France.
February 9 – Algerian Civil War: The government of Algeria declares a state of emergency and begins a crackdown on the Islamic Salvation Front.
February 10 – Boxer Mike Tyson, the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, is found guilty of raping 18-year-old Desiree Washington, Miss Black Rhode Island, by a jury in Indianapolis. On March 26, he is sentenced to six years in prison.
February 11 – An F-16 jet crashes into a residential district of Hengelo, the Netherlands; no casualties are reported.
February 14 – Ukraine and four other nations in the Commonwealth of Independent States reject Russia's proposal to maintain unified armed forces. Ukraine, Moldova, and Azerbaijan announce they will go ahead with plans to create their own armed forces.
February 16 – In Lebanon, Israeli helicopter gunships assassinate Abbas al-Musawi, the leader of Hezbollah, and his son, in retaliation for a February 14 raid that killed three Israeli soldiers.
February 17 – A court in Milwaukee, Wisconsin sentences serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer to life in prison.
February 21 – The United Nations Security Council approves Resolution 743 to send a UNPROFOR peacekeeping force to Yugoslavia.
February 23 – The closing ceremony of the 1992 Winter Olympics is held in Albertville.
February 25 – February 26 – 613 Azerbaijani civilians are massacred in Khojaly.
February 26 – The Supreme Court of Ireland rules that a 14-year-old rape victim may travel to England to have an abortion.
February 27 – In Albuquerque, New Mexico, 79-year-old Stella Liebeck is burned by a cup of coffee at a McDonald's located near the city.
February 28 – Ownership of the port town of Walvis Bay is transferred from South Africa to Namibia.
Douglas Adams completes , the last book in the Mostly Harmless series. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 
March 1 – The first victims of the Bosnian War are a Serb groom's father and an Orthodox priest in a Sarajevo shooting. The  Bosnian independence referendum was held from February 29–March 1, in which the majority of the Bosniak and Bosnian Croat communities, boycotted by the Bosnian Serbs, voted for the Yugoslav republic's independence.
March 3 – Turkey's worst coal mine disaster leaves 263 dead near Zonguldak.
March 4 – The Supreme Court of Algeria bans the Islamic Salvation Front, which is poised to win control of the Parliament of Algeria in runoff elections.
March 9 – The People's Republic of China ratifies the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
March 10 – Following Super Tuesday voting, Bill Clinton is declared the likely winner of the Democratic Party presidential primaries.
March 11 – Manuel de Dios Unanue, former editor of , is slain in a restaurant in El Diario La Prensa Queens, New York after having received death threats from the Colombian drug cartels.
March 12 – Mauritius becomes a republic while remaining a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
March 13 – The 6.7 M w Erzincan earthquake affects eastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII ( Severe), killing 498–652, and injuring around 2,000.
March 16 – President Boris Yeltsin announces the creation of a separate Russian army, leading to questions about the viability of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
March 18 – White South Africans vote in favour of political reforms which will end the apartheid regime and create a power-sharing multi-racial government. 
March 24 – The Open Skies Treaty is signed in Helsinki, Finland to establish a program of unarmed survelliance flights over the 34 member states. It went into effect on January 1, 2002.
March 29 – In France, police arrest three men believed to be planning a Basque separatist terrorist attack at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
March 31 – The Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act of Singapore comes into force.
April 6 – was first televised on the Barney and Friends PBS network.
April 7 – The United States recognizes the independence of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Slovenia. The European Community also recognizes Bosnia and Herzegovina.
April 12 – The Euro Disney Resort officially opens with its theme park . The resort and its park's name are later changed to Euro Disneyland Disneyland Paris.
April 15 – The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
April 16 – President of Afghanistan Mohammad Najibullah is ousted and detained by Muslim rebels moving towards Kabul, setting the stage for the civil war in Afghanistan (1992–96).
April 21 – The death of Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia results in a succession dispute between Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia and Vladimir's daughter Maria for the leadership of the Imperial Family of Russia.
April 22 – Fuel that leaked into a sewer explodes in Guadalajara, Mexico; 215 are killed, 1,500 injured.
April 28 – The two remaining constituent republics of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia – Serbia and Montenegro – form a new state, named the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (after 2003, Serbia and Montenegro), bringing to an end the official union of Serbs, Croats, Slovenes, Montenegrins, Bosnian Muslims and Macedonians that existed from 1918 (with the exception of the period during World War II).
April 29 – Los Angeles riots: The acquittal of four police officers in the Rodney King beating criminal trial triggers massive rioting in Los Angeles. The riots will last for six days resulting in 53 deaths and over a $1 billion in damages before order is restored.
April 30 – Nickelodeon Studios in Orlando, Florida bury a time capsule to be opened in 2042; 50 years after its burial.
May 1 – Lithuania introduces its new currency, the talonas. 
May 5 – Russian leaders in Crimea declare their separation from Ukraine as a new republic. They withdraw the secession on May 10.
May 10 – Sweden wins the Ice Hockey World Championships in Czechoslovakia defeating Finland, 5-2, in the final game in Prague.
May 12 – The United States recalls United States Ambassador to Yugoslavia Warren Zimmermann, to protest military aggression against Bosnia and Hercegovina.
May 13 – Falun Gong is introduced by Li Hongzhi in China.
May 14 – Australia's longest running travel TV show airs on Getaway Nine Network.
May 16 – : Space Shuttle STS-49 lands safely after a successful maiden voyage. Endeavour
May 16– 17 – Bosnian War: U.N. peacekeepers withdraw from Sarajevo.
May 17 – Protests begin in Bangkok, Thailand, against the government of General Suchinda Kraprayoon, sparking a bloody crackdown.
May 18 – The Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution is enacted.
May 22 – The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson airs its final show on NBC.
May 23 – A Mafia bomb kills Italian anti-Mafia judge Giovanni Falcone.
May 25 – In Australia, Lindy Chamberlain receives compensation for wrongful conviction on murder charges.
May 26 – Charles Geschke, President of Adobe Systems, is kidnapped from his company parking lot. The kidnappers demand $650,000 ransom; they are later apprehended.
May 30 – United Nations Security Council Resolution 757 imposes economic sanctions on Yugoslavia in an effort to end its attacks on Bosnia and Hercegovina.
August 3– 4 – Millions of black South Africans participate in a general strike called by the African National Congress to protest the lack of progress in negotiations with the government of State President of South Africa F. W. de Klerk.
August 6 – President Bush urges the United Nations to approve a military intervention in Bosnia and Hercegovina.
August 10 – The UK government bans the Ulster Defence Association, a loyalist paramilitary organisation that had been legal for 20 years.
August 12 – Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce that a deal has been reached on the North American Free Trade Agreement; the deal will be formally signed on December 17, 1992.
August 17 – The 1992 Republican National Convention convenes in Houston.
August 18 – Prime Minister of the United Kingdom John Major announces the creation of the Iraqi no-fly zones.
August 20 – Kristiansund's connection to the mainland of Norway, Krifast, opens.
August 21– 22 – Events at Ruby Ridge, Idaho, are sparked by a Federal Marshal surveillance team, resulting in the death of a 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.
August 23 – Hurricane Andrew attains Category 5 status on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale, and at 2100 UTC hits Eleuthera and the Bahama Banks.
August 24 – August 28 – Hurricane Andrew hits south Florida and dissipates over the Tennessee valley when it merges with a storm system; 23 are killed.
August 29 – In Rostock, Germany, tens of thousands rally to protest neo-Nazi attacks on refugees and immigrants begun on August 22.
August 30 – The 11-day Ruby Ridge standoff ends with Randy Weaver surrendering to federal authorities.
September [ edit ]
October [ edit ]
October 2 – A riot breaks out in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil, resulting in the Carandiru massacre.
October 3 – After performing a song protesting alleged child abuse by the Catholic Church, Sinéad O'Connor rips up a photo of Pope John Paul II on , causing huge controversy, leading the switchboards at Saturday Night Live NBC to ring off the hook.
October 6 – Lennart Meri becomes the first President of Estonia after regaining independence. The Estonian Government in Exile resigns on the next day.
October 7 – In Peru, Shining Path leader Abimael Guzmán is convicted of treason and sentenced to life in prison.
October 9 – The Chief of Naval Operations adopts the US Navy's core values: Honor, Courage and Commitment.
October 10 – Tens of thousands rally in Washington, D.C., calling on the government to dedicate more funding to combating HIV/AIDS and unveiling the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.
October 14 – In Japan, Shin Kanemaru of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party resigns over receiving illegal payments from Sagawa Express.
October 17 – Yoshihiro Hattori, a 16-year-old Japanese exchange student, mistakes the address of a party and is shot dead after knocking on the wrong door in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The shooter, Rodney Peairs, is later acquitted, sparking outrage in Japan.
October 19 – The Communist Party of China promotes several market-oriented reformers to the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, signaling a defeat for hard-line ideologues.
October 21 – Tens of thousands of coal miners march in London to protest government plans to close coal mines and reduce the number of coal miners.
October 23 – Emperor of Japan Akihito begins the first imperial visit of China, telling a Beijing audience he felt deep sorrow for the suffering of the Chinese people during World War II.
October 25 – Lithuania holds a referendum on its first constitution after declaring independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
October 26 – In a national referendum, voters in Canada reject the Charlottetown Accord.
October 28 – The end of the world, predicted by the Dami Mission in South Korea, does not occur.
October 31 – Pope John Paul II issues an apology, and lifts the edict of the Inquisition against Galileo Galilei.
November [ edit ]
November 3 – Bill Clinton defeats George H. W. Bush and Ross Perot in the 1992 Presidential Election
November 8 – More than 350,000 people rally in Berlin to protest right-wing violence against immigrants, but the event is marred by radical leftists thowing stones and eggs at President of Germany Richard von Weizsäcker and Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl.
November 11 – The Church of England votes to allow women to become priests.
November 15 – The Lithuanian parliamentary election sees the Communists of the Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania, led by Algirdas Brazauskas, return to power.
November 18 – Russian President Boris Yeltsin releases the flight data recorder (FDR) and cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of KAL 007, shot down by the Soviets in 1983.
November 20 – In England, a fire breaks out in Windsor Castle, causing over £50 million worth of damage.
November 27 – The government of Venezuela announces that it has put down a coup attempt by a group of army officers who bombed the presidential palace.
November 28 – The Azanian People's Liberation Army, the military wing of the Pan Africanist Congress, massacres civilians at the King William's Town Golf Club in South Africa, killing four people.
December [ edit ]
UN Security Council Resolution 794 is unanimously passed, approving a coalition of United Nations peacekeepers led by the United States to form UNITAF, tasked with ensuring humanitarian aid gets distributed and establishing peace in Somalia. The Greek
oil tanker , carrying 80,000 tonnes of Aegean Sea crude oil, runs aground in a storm while on approach to La Coruña, Spain, and spills much of its cargo. A test engineer for
Sema Group uses a personal computer to send the world's first text message via the Vodafone network to the phone of a colleague..
December 4 – U.S. military forces land in Somalia.
December 6 – Extremist Hindu activists demolish Babri Masjid – a 16th-century mosque in Ayodhya, India, which had been used as a temple since 1949, leading to widespread communal violence, including the Bombay Riots, in all killing over 1,500 people.
December 7 – The United States wins the 1992 Davis Cup.
December 8 – The last blast is fired at the Falun Mine in Falun, Sweden, after a millennium of continuous operation.
December 9 – The Prince and Princess of Wales publicly announce their separation.
December 12 – The 7.8 M w Flores earthquake affected the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII ( Severe) leaving at least 2,500 dead. A destructive tsunami with wave heights of 25 m (82 ft) followed.
December 16 – The Czech National Council adopts the Constitution of the Czech Republic.
December 18 – The South Korean presidential election is won by Kim Young-sam, the first non-military candidate elected since 1961.
December 19 – State President of South Africa F. W. de Klerk dismisses 23 military officers, including six generals, on unfounded suspicion of unauthorized activities designed to disrupt negotiations with the African National Congress. 
December 20 – The Folies Bergère music hall in Paris, France, closes.
December 22 – The Archives of Terror are discovered by Dr. Martín Almada, detailing the fates of thousands of Latin Americans who had been secretly kidnapped, tortured, and killed by the security services of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. This is known as Operation Condor.
December 27 – A U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon shoots down an Iraqi MiG-25 Foxbat that violated the Iraqi no-fly zones.
December 29 – Brazil's president Fernando Collor de Mello is found guilty on charges that he stole more than $32 million from the government, preventing him from holding any elected office for eight years.
December 31 – President Bush arrives in Somalia to spend New Year's Day with U.S. troops who are part of the Unified Task Force.
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January [ edit ]
January 2 – Alden Richards, Filipino actor, model, singer and television personality
January 3 – Delphine Wespiser, French beauty pageant titleholder
January 8 – Koke, Spanish footballer
January 11 – Dani Carvajal, Spanish footballer
January 12 – Georgia May Jagger, English model
January 14 – Nimue Smit, Dutch model
January 15 – Valerie Abou Chacra, Lebanese actress, radio announcer, model and beauty pageant titleholder
January 17 – Nate Hartley, American actor
January 20 – Maria Harfanti, Indonesian social activist, pianist, and beauty pageant titleholder
January 24 – Becky Downie, British artistic gymnast
January 25 – Olivia Bonilla, American singer-songwriter and musician
February [ edit ]
April 1 – Sui Lu, Chinese artistic gymnast
April 2 – Sammi Kane Kraft, Child actress (d. 2012)
April 3 – Young M.A., American rapper
April 5 – Emmalyn Estrada, Canadian singer
April 7 – Alexis Jordan, American singer and actress
April 8 – Shelby Young, American actress
April 11 – Naya, Lebanese singer
April 14 – Oliver Bohm, Swedish ice hockey player
April 16 – Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg
April 17 – Shkodran Mustafi, German footballer
April 23 – Syd tha Kyd, American singer, producer and DJ
April 28 – Boxxy, American internet celebrity
May 1 – Lacey Banghard, English model
May 7 – Alexander Ludwig, Canadian actor
May 10 – Charice Pempengco, Filipino singer
May 11 – Christina McHale, American tennis player
May 13 – Tyrann Mathieu, American football player
May 14 – A.J. Saudin, Canadian film and television actor
May 17 – Eric Jagielo, American baseball player
May 20 – Enes Kanter, Turkish basketball player
May 22 – Chinami Tokunaga, Japanese singer
May 24 – Agustín Velotti, Argentine tennis player
May 28 – Mira Gonzalez, American poet
May 29 – Gregg Sulkin, British actor
May 31 – Evan Fong, Canadian YouTube celebrity
June 1 – Amanda Ware, Australian model
June 3 – Mario Götze, German footballer
June 4 – Dino Jelusić, Croatian singer
June 10 – Kate Upton, American model and actress
June 14 – Daryl Sabara, American actor
June 19 – Oscar Taveras, professional baseball player (d. 2014)
June 20 – Sage the Gemini, American rapper
June 25 – Jaden Schwartz, Canadian ice hockey player
June 29 – Adam G. Sevani, Armenian-American actor and dancer
June 30 – Holliston Coleman, American actress
August 1 – Austin Rivers, American basketball player
August 3 – Karlie Kloss, American model
August 6 – Victor Silayan, Filipino actor and commercial model
August 7 – Bobby Lynn Bryant, American boxer
August 8 – Casey Cott, American actor
August 11 – Allisson Lozz, Mexican actress and singer
August 12 – Cara Delevingne, British model and heiress
August 16 – Diego Schwartzman, Argentine tennis player
August 17 – Paige, English professional wrestler
August 25 – Miyabi Natsuyaki, Japanese singer
August 28 – Bismack Biyombo, Congolese basketball player
August 31 – Holly Earl, English actress
September [ edit ]
September 1 – Hyelim, Korean singer and rapper
September 3 – August Alsina, American hip hop singer
September 7 – Gizem Karaca, Turkish model
September 14 – Zico, South Korean rapper, songwriter, and producer
September 15 – Camélia Jordana, French singer
September 18 – Amber Liu, American singer
September 19 – Palmer Luckey, American entrepreneur
September 20 – Safura Alizadeh, Azerbaijani singer, actress and saxophonist
September 22 – Philip Hindes, British cyclist
September 24 – Jack Sock, American tennis player
September 29 – Marina Antipova, Russian ice dancer
September 30 – Ezra Miller, American actor
October [ edit ]
October 1 – Drew Chadwick, American musician (Emblem 3)
October 3 – Aina Hashimoto, Japanese singer, actress and voice actress
October 4 – Shun Miyazato, Japanese actor and voice actor
October 6 – Rhyon Nicole Brown, American actress, singer, and dancer
October 7 – Grace Bawden, Australian singer
October 9 – Tyler James Williams, American actor
October 10 – Gabrielle Aplin, English singer and songwriter
October 11 – Cardi B, American hip hop artist
October 12 – Josh Hutcherson, American actor
October 13 – Aaron Dismuke, American voice actor
October 14 – Savannah Outen, American singer
October 15 – Vincent Martella, American actor and singer
October 16 – Bryce Harper, American baseball player
October 20 – Ksenia Semyonova, Russian Olympic gymnast
October 23 – Álvaro Morata, Spanish footballer
October 24 – Thelma Fardin, Argentine actress
October 25 – Kamie Crawford, American pageant titleholder
October 29 – Jacqueline Jossa, English actress
October 31 – Vanessa Marano, American actress
November [ edit ]
November 2 – Chelsea Davis, American artistic gymnast
November 6 – Megan Meier, American suicide victim (d. 2006)
November 7 – Christopher Tavarez, American actor, model and athlete
November 12 – Macey Cruthird, American actress
November 15 – Minami Minegishi, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and no3b)
November 15 – Trevor Story, American baseball player
November 18 – Nathan Kress, American actor
November 20 – Yen Santos, Filipino television and actress
Paul Dunne, Irish golfer Beth Excell, Australian born British journalist and presenter for That's Lancashire
Adam Hicks, American rapper, actor and dancer
Jake Miller, American rapper and songwriter
Madeline Cowe, Australian model, beauty queen and Miss World 2016
Jarvis Landry, American football player
Sophie Moulds, Welsh TV host, model, beauty queen and Miss World 2012
Cameron Ansell, Canadian voice actor
November 30 – Samson Lee, Welsh rugby union player
December [ edit ]
December 1 – Caleb Shomo, American musician and record producer
December 3 – Jessy Mendiola, Filipina actress
December 6 – TooSmooth, American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and entrepreneur
December 8 – Katie Stevens, American singer
December 12 – Chen Ruolin, Chinese diver
December 15 – Jesse Lingard, English footballer
December 17 – Thomas Law, British actor
December 18 – Bridgit Mendler, American actress, singer, musician and songwriter
December 21 – Isobel Pooley, British track and field athlete
December 23 – Spencer Daniels, American film and television actor
December 26 – Kätlin Aas, Estonian fashion model
December 30 – Michael Eric Reid, American actor
January [ edit ]
January 2 – Virginia Field, British actress (b. 1917)
January 7 – Richard Hunt, American puppeteer (b. 1951)
January 14 – Irakli Abashidze, Georgian poet, literary scholar and politician (b. 1909)
January 17 – Frank Pullen, English business person and racehorse owner (b. 1915)
January 20 – Abdul Khalek Hassouna, Egyptian diplomat, 2nd Secretary-General of the Arab League (b. 1898)
January 21 – Eddie Mabo, Australian Indigenous rights activist (b. 1936)
January 22 – A. J. Antoon, American theater director (b. 1944)
January 26 – José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor (b. 1912)
January 28 – Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (b. 1905)
January 29 – Willie Dixon, American composer and musician (b. 1915)
January 31 – Mel Hein, American football player ( New York Giants) and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (b. 1909)
February [ edit ]
February 2 – Bert Parks, American game show host (b. 1914)
February 4 – Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish model (b. 1911)
February 10 – Alex Haley, American author (b. 1921)
February 11 – Ray Danton, American actor (b. 1931)
February 12 – Bep van Klaveren, Dutch boxer (b. 1907)
February 15 – William Schuman, American composer (b. 1910)
February 22 – Sudirman Arshad, Malaysian singer and songwriter (b. 1954)
February 23 – Markos Vafiadis, Greek Communist leader (b. 1906)
February 26 – Ettie Mae Greene, American supercentenarian (b. 1877)
February 27 – Algirdas Julien Greimas, French-Lithuanian literary scientist (b. 1917)
February 29 – Buddy O'Grady, American basketball player and coach (b. 1920)
March 2 – Sandy Dennis, American actress (b. 1937)
March 3 – Robert Beatty, Canadian actor (b. 1909)
March 5 – Pare Lorentz, American filmmaker (b. 1905)
March 9 – Menachem Begin, Israel politician, 6th Prime Minister of Israel, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1913)
March 13 – Joseph Anderson, secretary to the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1889)
March 14 – Jean Poiret, French actor, screenwriter and director (b. 1926)
March 16 – Yves Rocard, French nuclear physicist (b. 1903)
March 17 – Jack Arnold, American TV and film director (b. 1912)
March 18 – Antonio Molina, Spanish singer (b. 1928)
March 19 – Cesare Danova, American actor (b. 1926)
March 20 – Georges Delerue, French composer (b. 1925)
March 23 – Friedrich Hayek, Austrian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899)
March 25 – Nancy Walker, American actress (b. 1922)
March 26 – Barbara Frum, Canadian journalist (b. 1937)
March 28 – Nikolaos Platon, Greek archaeologist (b. 1909)
March 29 – Paul Henreid, Austrian-born actor (b. 1908)
March 30 – Manolis Andronikos, Greek archaeologist (b. 1919)
April 6 – Isaac Asimov, Russian-born author (b. 1920)
April 7 – Ace Bailey, Canadian hockey player (b. 1903)
April 8 – Daniel Bovet, Swiss-born pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1907)
April 11 – Alejandro Obregón, Colombian painter (b. 1920)
April 13 – Feza Gürsey, Turkish mathematician and physicist (b. 1921)
April 16 – Neville Brand, American actor (b. 1920)
April 20 – Benny Hill, British comedian and actor (b. 1924)
April 28 – Francis Bacon, Irish-born British painter (b. 1909)
April 29 – Mae Clarke, American actress (b. 1910)
May 3 – George Murphy, American actor and politician (b. 1902)
May 4 – Gregor Mackenzie, British Labour Party politician (b. 1927)
May 5 – Adriana Admiraal-Meijerink, Dutch olympic fencer (b. 1893)
May 6 – Marlene Dietrich, German actress (b. 1901)
May 8 – Otto Šimánek, Czech actor (b. 1925)
May 10 – John Lund, American actor (b. 1911)
May 12 – Robert Reed, American actor (b. 1932)
May 17 – Lawrence Welk, American musician (b. 1903)
May 19 – James Bate, American actor (b. 1945)
May 21 – T. B. Ilangaratne, Sri Lankan author, dramatist, actor and politician (b. 1913)
May 30 – Karl Carstens, German politician and statesman, 7th President of the Federal Republic of Germany ( West Germany) (b. 1914)
June 2 – Philip Dunne, American screenwriter and director (b. 1908)
June 4 – Carl Stotz, American founder of Little League Baseball (b. 1910)
June 7 – Bill France, Sr., American founder of NASCAR (b. 1909)
June 11 – Chitrananda Abeysekera, Sri Lankan veteran broadcaster (b. 1930)
June 15 – Warren Prall Watters, Founding archbishop of the Free Church of Antioch (b. 1890)
June 19 – Kathleen McKane Godfree, British tennis player (b. 1896)
June 21 – Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, Bangladeshi poet (b. 1956)
June 22 – Chuck Mitchell, American actor (b. 1927)
June 24 – Vera Griner, Russian rhythmitician (b. 1890)
June 26 – Buddy Rogers, American wrestler (b. 1921)
June 27 – Allan Jones, American actor (b. 1907)
July 2 – Camarón de la Isla, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1950)
July 5 – Paul Hackman, Canadian musician (b. 1953)
July 7 – Josy Barthel, Luxembourgish Olympic athlete (b. 1927)
July 9 – Eric Sevareid, American journalist (b. 1912)
July 11 – Deng Yingchao, Chinese Communist politician, widow of Zhou Enlai (b. 1904)
July 12 – Florence McClung, American painter, printmaker, and art teacher (b. 1894)
July 14 – Giuseppe Prezzolini, Italian literary critic, journalist, editor and writer (b. 1882)
July 15 – Hammer DeRoburt, 1st President of Nauru (b. 1922)
July 16 – Buck Buchanan, American football player ( Kansas City Chiefs) and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (b. 1940)
July 24 – Arletty, French singer and actress (b. 1898)
July 25 – Alfred Drake, American actor (b. 1914)
July 26 – Mary Wells, American singer (b. 1943)
July 27 – Anthony Salerno, American mobster (b. 1911)
July 31 – Leonard Cheshire, British war hero and philanthropist (b. 1917)
August 6 – Simcha Bunim Alter, the fifth Rebbe of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger (b. 1898)
August 10 – Annisteen Allen, American blues singer (b. 1920)
August 12 – John Cage, American composer (b. 1912)
August 16 – Mark Heard, American singer (b. 1951)
August 19 – Curtis M. Scott, American role-playing game designer (birth unknown, age 32)
August 22 – Hallowell Davis, American physiologist, otolaryngologist and researcher (b. 1896)
August 28 – Tan Qixiang, Chinese historian (b. 1911)
August 29 – Teddy Turner, English actor (b. 1917)
September [ edit ]
September 2 – Barbara McClintock, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1902)
September 4 – John van Dreelen, Dutch actor (b. 1922)
September 6 – Mervyn Johns, distinctive Welsh film and television character actor (b. 1899)
September 18 – Princess Margaret of Denmark (b. 1895)
William Penn Mott Jr., American director of Oakland Zoo, East Bay Regional Park District, California State Parks and U.S. National Park Service (b. 1909)
Bill Williams, American actor (b. 1915)
September 22 – Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
September 25 – César Manrique, Spanish artist (b. 1919)
September 29 – Paul Jabara, American actor, singer, and songwriter (b. 1948)
October [ edit ]
October 4 – Denny Hulme, New Zealand race car driver (b. 1936)
October 5 – Eddie Kendricks, American singer (b. 1939)
October 6 – Denholm Elliott, English actor (b. 1922)
October 8 – Willy Brandt, German politician and statesman, 29th Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany ( West Germany), recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1913)
October 11 – Choi Sae-hwang, South Korean lawyer and Vice-Minister of Defense (b. 1919)
October 16 – Shirley Booth, American actress best known for playing the title character in the television series (b. Hazel 1898)
October 21 – Jim Garrison, American attorney (b. 1921)
October 24 – Laurie Colwin, American author (b. 1944)
October 27 – David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
October 31 – Gary Rippingale, English ice hockey player (b. 1974)
November [ edit ]
November 2 – Hal Roach, American director and producer (b. 1892)
November 5 – Jan Oort, Dutch astronomer (b. 1900)
November 10 – Chuck Connors, American actor (b. 1921)
November 11 – Earle Meadows, American Olympic athlete (b. 1913)
November 19 – Diane Varsi, American actress (b. 1938)
November 21 – Kaysone Phomvihane, Laotian statesman and Communist Party leader, 11th Prime Minister of Laos and 2nd President of Laos (b. 1920)
November 22 – Sterling Holloway, American actor (b. 1905)
November 25 – Joseph Arthur Ankrah, 2nd President of Ghana (b. 1903)
November 26 – John Sharp, English actor (b. 1920)
November 27 – George M. Ferris, American investment banker and philanthropist (b. 1893)
November 30 – Peter Blume, American painter and sculptor (b. 1906)
December [ edit ]
December 1 – Esau Khamati Oriedo, Kenyan of African ancestry; an anti-colonialism activist and crusader (b. 1888)
December 2 – Michael Gothard, British actor (b. 1939)
December 9 – Vincent Gardenia, Italian-American actor (b. 1920)
December 17 – Dana Andrews, American actor (b. 1909)
December 18 – Mark Goodson, American game show producer (b. 1915)
December 23 – Eddie Hazel, American guitarist (b. 1950)
December 24 – Pierre Culliford, , Belgian comics artist, creator of Peyo (b. The Smurfs 1928)
December 28 – Sal Maglie, American baseball player (b. 1917)
December 29 – Vivienne Segal, American actress (b. 1897)
Nobel Prizes [ edit ]
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