1992
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1992 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1992
MCMXCII
Ab urbe condita 2745
Armenian calendar 1441
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԱ
Assyrian calendar 6742
Bahá'í calendar 148 – 149
Bengali calendar 1399
Berber calendar 2942
British Regnal year 40 Eliz. 2 – 41 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2536
Burmese calendar 1354
Byzantine calendar 7500 – 7501
Chinese calendar 辛未年十一月廿七日
(4628/4688-11-27)
— to —
壬申年十二月初八日
(4629/4689-12-8)
Coptic calendar 1708 – 1709
Ethiopian calendar 1984 – 1985
Hebrew calendar 5752 – 5753
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 2048 – 2049
 - Shaka Samvat 1914 – 1915
 - Kali Yuga 5093 – 5094
Holocene calendar 11992
Iranian calendar 1370 – 1371
Islamic calendar 1412 – 1413
Japanese calendar Heisei 4
(平成4年)
Korean calendar 4325
Minguo calendar ROC 81
民國81年
Thai solar calendar 2535
Unix time 694224000 – 725846399
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1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year that started on a Wednesday. In the Gregorian calendar, it was the 1992nd year of the Common Era, or of Anno Domini; the 992nd year of the 2nd millennium; the 92nd year of the 20th century; and the 3rd of the 1990s. The year 1992 was designated as the "International Space Year" by the United Nations.

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  • December 3
    • 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 Aegean Sea, carrying 80,000 tonnes of crude oil, runs aground in a storm while on approach to La Coruña, Spain, and spills much of its cargo.
  • 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 Mumbai Riots, in all killing over 1500 people.
  • December 8 – The last blast is fired at the Falu Copper Mine in Falun, Sweden, after a millennium of continuous operation.
  • December 9 – Prince Charles and Princess Diana publicly announce their separation.
  • December 12 – An earthquake hits Flores, Indonesia, leaving 2,500 dead.
  • December 20 – The Folies Bergère music hall in Paris, France closes.
  • December 21 – A Dutch DC-10, flight Martinair MP 495, crashes at Faro Airport, killing 56 people.
  • December 22Archives of Terror 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 was known as Operation Condor.
  • December 29Brazil'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 8 years.

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References

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