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Timeline: 1992

 
   
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian
 
Date Race Winner Distance
March 21, 1992 Milan-San Remo Sean Kelly (Ire) 294 km
April 5, 1992 Tour of Flanders Jacky Durand (Fra) 260 km
April 13, 1992 Paris-Roubaix Marc Madiot (Fra) 268 km
April 19, 1992 Liege-Bastogne-Liege Moreno Argentin (Ita) 262 km
April 27-May 17, 1992 Vuelta a Espana Tony Rominger (Sui) 21 Stages, 3,395 km
May 24-June 14, 1992 Giro d'Italia Miguel Indurain (Spa) 21 Stages, 3,843 km
July 4-July 26, 1992 Tour de France Miguel Indurain (Spa) 21 Stages, 3,979 km
September 6, 1992 World Championships Gianni Bugno (Ita) Benidorm, Spain 261.6 km

October 17, 1992

Giro di Lombardia Tony Rominger (Sui) Monza-Monza, 241 km

•  Great Britain - Prince Charles and Princess Diana separate after the slow disintegration of their 11-year Fairy Tale Marriage .

•  Olympic Games - 1992, Barcelona, Spain, professional athletes are allowed to compete for the first time in the modern Olympic Games.

•  USA - William Clinton defeated incumbent President George Bush and independent candidate H. Ross Perot in the Presidential elections.

Notable Deaths -
* World Road Race Champion: Jean Aerts (Bel), 1907-1992, the World Champion in 1935.

* Giro d'Italia Champion: Luigi Marchisio (Ita), 1909-1992, the Giro Champion in 1930.

Alex Haley, 1925-1992, award winning Afro-American author, best known for the book “Roots: the Saga of an American Family.”

 

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