What Happened on October 5th, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

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Last honor guard at Lenin's mausoleum

Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader
Vladimir Lenin

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Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
  • Karl G Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), dies of heart failure at 66