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December 8, 2021

1992 (MCMXCII) in the Gregorian calendar was a leap year that began on a Wednesday.

Events

First quarter

January 1 - Norway is hit by the New Year hurricane. Statnett SF is established with responsibility for the development and operation of the central grid.6. January - UN Security Council condemns Israel's treatment of Palestinians. January 8 - US President George H.W. Bush falls ill during a visit to Japan and throws up on the Japanese prime minister. January 13 - Japan regrets using Korean women as sex slaves during World War II. January 15 - The international community recognizes the independence of Slovenia and Croatia. January 16 - El Salvador's government and rebel leaders sign the Chapultepec peace agreement in Mexico City, ending a 12-year civil war that claimed at least 75,000 lives. January 26 - Boris Yeltsin announces that Russia will no longer allow its nuclear weapons against US cities. February 7 - The Maastricht Treaty is signed in Maastricht, the Netherlands, laying the foundations for the transformation of the former EC into the EU. February 14 - The EEA negotiations end. March 2 - Moldova joins the UN. March 6 - The "Michelangelo" computer virus strikes. March 13 - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake shakes eastern Turkey. More than 500 people die. March 18 - Finland is applying for membership of the EC Microsoft launches Windows 3.1. March 29 - The Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is bombed by Hezbollah.

Second quarter

April 2 - Pierre Bérégovoy becomes Prime Minister of France. April 5 - Bosnia and Herzegovina declares independence. April 6 - Bosnia and Herzegovina's civil war breaks out April 7 - Albania launches its new flag. April 9 - John Major wins the British Prime Ministerial election. April 18 - Afghanistan's government resigns, creating an Islamic State. April 29 - Riots in Los Angeles following the acquittal of police officers charged with unnecessary brutality after beating Rodney King. Over the next three days, 54 people are killed and hundreds of buildings destroyed. May 2 - The EEA agreement is signed in Porto, Portugal. May 5 - Wolfenstein 3D comes out, it was the first 3D game. May 22 - Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia join the UN. May 26 - Switzerland applies for membership of the EC. June 3 - The Rio Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the world's largest environmental summit, opens. 178 countries participate. June 17 - Child Welfare Services Act (Child Welfare Act) passed by the Storting July 15 - Michael Jackson holds his first concert in Norway, at Valle Hovin Stadium. The concert was part of the Dangerous World Tour.

Third quarter

August 21 - A conflict between a family and the US federal government triggers the Ruby Ridge siege August 24 - UNI Storebrand's share is suspended from the Oslo Stock Exchange. The next day, the company is placed under public administration. September 5 - TV2 has its first TV broadcast. September 8 - The Finnish currency mark is devalued, falling by an average of 15% against the other European currencies. September 13 - Abimael Guzman, leader of the Peruvian rebel guerrillas Luminous Path, is arrested. September 14 - The Italian currency lira is devalued, and the currency is disconnected from the European Monetary System (EMF). September 16 - Sveriges Riksbank raises the marginal interest rate (overnight loan interest rate), first from 20% to 75%, and then up to 500%. "Black Wednesday" in the UK. The interest rate is raised twice during the day, and the British pound is devalued in practice. September 20 - A referendum is held in France on joining the Maastricht Treaty. September 21 - To prevent devaluation of the escudo, Portugal raises its marginal interest rate to 1,000%. September 29 - The spinnaker boat "Skrolsvik" sinks off East Finnmark. Two perish.

Fourth quarter

October 1th -

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