1992 Newspapers

Are you wondering what happened on a specific date in 1992? Perhaps you or someone you know was born in this year? An authentic 1992 newspaper is a sentimental gift idea that will be truly appreciated by anyone with an interest in the past. Historic Newspapers houses the largest collection of original newspaper originals in the world.

Explore the archive, and find authentic originals of your favourite newspaper from the year 1992 Learn about the events that shaped this dynamic decade, and give the gift of knowledge with an historic newspaper.

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Original 1992 Newspapers
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Original 1992 Newspapers

1992 Newspaper Headlines

Some of the most memorable 1992 headlines include the founding of the European Union, the launch of 4 nuclear missiles into the Pacific Ocean, and the conviction of boxing legend Mike Tyson who was accused of rape. It was an eventful year in history, and you can read all about it with an authentic 1992 newspaper providing first hand accounts of what was going on at the time.

1st January 1992
Boutros Boutros-Ghali of Egypt, replaces Javier Pérez de Cuéllar of Peru as United Nations Secretary-General.

7th February 1992
The European Union is founded following the signing of the Maastricht Treaty.

8th February 1992
The opening ceremony for the 1992 Winter Olympics is held in Albertville, France.

10th February 1992
Boxer Mike Tyson is convicted of raping Desiree Washington.

20th February 1992
The English FA Premier League is officially formed.

1st March 1992
After a majority of the Bosniak and Bosnian Croat communities vote for Bosnian independence, Serb snipers fire on civilians in the Sarajevo shooting. The first victims of the Bosnian War are a Serb groom and his father.

9th April 1992
The Conservative Party, led by John Major, is re-elected in the 1992 general election.

12th April 1992
Disneyland Paris officially opens under the name “EuroDisney”.

20th April 1992
The “Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert“, held at Wembley Stadium, is televised live to over one billion people and raises millions of dollars for AIDS research.

27th April 1992
Betty Boothroyd becomes the first woman to be elected Speaker of the British House of Commons.

3rd June 1992
Four nuclear missiles are launched into the Pacific Ocean.

26th June 1992
Denmark beats Germany 2-0 to win the 1992 UEFA European Football Championship in Sweden.

25th July 1992
The 1992 Summer Olympics open in Barcelona, Spain.

10th August 1992
The government bans the Ulster Defence Association, a loyalist paramilitary organisation that had been legal for twenty years.

16th September 1992
Black Wednesday: The Pound Sterling and the Italian Lira are forced out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism.

20th November 1992
A fire breaks out in Windsor Castle, causing over £50 million worth of damage.

4th December 1992
U.S. military forces land in Somalia.

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