What Happened on August 10, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand.
  • Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA

Famous Deaths

  • Ken England, US screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian musician (Mayhem) (b. 1968)