What Happened on March 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Katharine Hepburn released from the hospital after exhaustion
  • Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested again on suspicion of murder

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Eckstine, jazz singer (Fools Rush In), dies at 78 of stroke
  • Johan Bodegraven, radio host (Purses Open, Dikes Closed), dies at 78
  • Joop Scheltens, TV host/director (Explore Your Place), dies at 69
  • Wells Root, US screenwriter (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 92