Hurricane Andrew hits Florida leaving 250,000 homeless. It's the second costliest hurricane in US history (after Katrina).

Hurricane Andrew Florida 1992 * this became the costliest hurricane in US history after hurricanes Katrina, Wilma, and Ike, with the name Andrew retired from the hurricane names list in the spring of

Bosnia Herzegovina declares independence. A three year war follows between Muslims, Serbs and Croats prompting UN intervention.

Sarajevo: 6 April A Bosnian special forces soldier returns fire in downtown Sarajevo as he and civilians are shot at by Serbian snipers.

Despite many critics, Euro Disney opened up in Paris.

Euro Disney Resort opens On April the Euro Disney Resort opens to the public. Euro Disneyland features more attractions on its opening day than any other Disney park in history. Despite this, attendance levels are well below projections.

The first McDonald's in Africa opened in Casablanca, Morocco.

The first McDonald's in Africa opened in Casablanca, Morocco.

Acquittal of Los Angeles police officers in the Rodney King case spark riots in LA. Damage reaches over one billion dollars and 52 people die.

April 25 @ CSUN hosts panel to share the untold stories from Korean-American, Latino, and African-American perspectives.

Prince Charles and Princess Diana announce royal separation.

Dec. 9, 1992

Prince Charles, Princess Diana, Nancy Reagan, and President Ronald Reagan - Diana, Princess of Wales.

Bill Clinton, Person of the Year  -  Defeats George H. W. Bush and Ross Perot in Presidential Election

Person of the Year: A Photo History

The destruction a mosque in Ayodhya triggered some of the worst inter-communal violence in India. More than 2,000 people died in rioting throughout India.

The destruction a mosque in Ayodhya triggered some of the worst inter-communal violence in India. More than people died in rioting throughout India.

The US led 35,000 troops from a dozen countries to crack down on looting and extortion in famine-stricken Somalia.

The US led troops from a dozen countries to crack down on looting and extortion in famine-stricken Somalia.

The Maastricht Treaty is signed, which created the European Union and led to the creation of the single European currency, the euro.

Europe's justice commissioner will not sacrifice European citizens' rights for US national security, she said at the end of last week.

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