What Happened on September 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
  • Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in 7-1 over Mets
  • Wang Junxia creates a women's world record 10,000m (29:31.78) at the Chinese National Games

Famous Deaths

  • Hall Bartlett, US director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70
  • Lorin "Whitey" Harrison, surfer, dies at 80 of a heart attack
  • Zaki Naguib Mahmoud, Egyptian philosopher/author/diplomat, dies at 88