What Happened on January 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 12 member European Economic Community set up vast free trade zone
  • 22nd Fiesta Bowl: #6 Syracuse beats #10 Colorado, 26-22
  • 59th Orange Bowl: #3 Florida State beats #11 Nebraska, 27-14
  • 59th Sugar Bowl: #2 Alabama beats #1 Miami, 34-13
  • 79th Rose Bowl: #7 Michigan beats #9 Washington, 38-31
  • Blockbuster Bowl 3: Stanford beats Penn State, 24-3
  • Cigarette advertisements are banned in NYC's MTA
  • Czechoslovakia separates into Czech Republic (Bohemia) & Slovakia

Famous Deaths

  • June Clayworth, actress (Bodyguard, Criminal Court), dies of lymphoma
  • Phyllis Hill, actress (Singing in the Dark), dies of lung cancer at 72