What Happened on December 31, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

Barbra Streisand does her 1st live public concert in 20 years

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor and host Wayne Brady (21) weds Diana Lasso in Orlando

  • Loveboat actress Jill Whelan (27) weds Brad St John (33)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Dreifuss, director/producer (Murder in Amsterdam), dies at 85
  • Brandon Teena, Transsexual, murdered (b. 1972)
  • Lambert Fokkema, founder Dutch Export Combination, dies at 80
  • Thomas J. Watson Jr., American businessman and politician (President of IBM, 1952-1971, US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1979-1981), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Zviad Gamsachurdia, President of Georgia SSR (1991-1993), suicide at 54