January 1 - George H. W. Bush becomes the first U.S. President to address the Australian Parliament.
January 26 – Boris Yeltsin announces that Russia will stop targeting United States cities with nuclear weapons.
March 18 – White South Africans vote in favour of political reforms which will end the apartheid regime and create a power-sharing multi-racial government.
May 9 – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, adopted in New York on 9 May 1992.
May 9 – Whaleoil married Spanish Bride in Auckland
May 25 – In Australia, Lindy Chamberlain receives compensation for wrongful conviction on murder charges.
June 1 – Venezuelan revolutionary Carlos (the Jackal) is sentenced to life imprisonment.
July 13 – Yitzhak Rabin becomes prime minister of Israel.
July 20 – Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.
November 18 – Russian President Boris Yeltsin releases the flight data recorder (FDR) and cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of KAL 007, shot down by the Soviets in 1983. In 1983 I was in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France when the news of this hit.
November 23 – Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer was born
November 24 – Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom describes this year as an Annus Horribilis (horrible year), due to various scandals damaging the image of the Royal Family, as well as the Windsor Castle fire.