The 1991/92 edition was the 37th and final European Champion Clubs' Cup before the competition was rebranded to the UEFA Champions League.
• Last-minute replacements for Yugoslavia, Denmark become unlikely champions at EURO '92 even without talisman Michael Laudrup.
• The United States 'Dream Team' featuring Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson stars at the Barcelona Olympics.
• The Maastricht Treaty is signed, laying the platform for the creation of the European Union.
• Eastern Turkey is struck by the Erzincan earthquake, which measures 6.7 on the Richter scale and kills around 500.