What Happened in 1993 (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 871

  • Sep 5 Largest US Tennis Open 2 sessions (total) daily gate (43,502)
  • Sep 5 Noureddine Morceli runs world record mile (3:44,39)
  • Sep 6 Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 7 Brazil votes over importing monarchy
  • Sep 7 Cards Mark Whiten, hits 4 HRs & 12 RBIs in 2nd game of doubleheader
  • Sep 8 Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
  • Sep 8 Wang Junxia creates a women's world record 10,000m (29:31.78) at the Chinese National Games
  • Sep 8 Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in 7-1 over Mets
  • Sep 9 Croupier of casino in Bristol, England, shoots a 4 a record eight times
  • Sep 9 PLO recognizes state of Israel
  • Sep 10 1,000 Boeing 747 jumbo plane produced
  • Sep 10 Israel & PLO sign joint recognition statements
  • Sep 10 "The X-Files", created by Chris Carter and starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson debuts on Fox
  • Sep 11 Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies' world record (3:50.46)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 11 113th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Sep 12 Donna Andrews wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
  • Sep 12 Wang Junxia runs a women's 3000 m world record (8:12.29) at the Chinese National Games
  • Sep 12 Paul Molitor at 37 is oldest to reach 100 RBIs for 1st time in career
  • Sep 12 STS-51 (Discovery) launches into orbit

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 12 113th Men's U.S. Open: Pete Sampras beats Cedric Pioline (6-4, 6-4, 6-3)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player Cedric Pioline
Tennis Player
Cedric Pioline

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 13 Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres and PLO official Mahmoud Abbas sign the Oslo I peace accord

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • Sep 13 Wang Junxia runs a new women's 3000m world record (8:06.11) 1 day after setting previous record at the Chinese National Games
  • Sep 13 Queens NY begins required recycling
  • Sep 13 Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway
  • Sep 15 Liechtenstein prince Hans-Adam II disbands parliament
  • Sep 16 Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield is 19th to get 3,000 hits
  • Sep 16 "Frasier" starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce premieres on NBC
  • Sep 17 Last Russian troops leave Poland.
  • Sep 18 Kimberly Clarice Aiken (SC), 18, crowned 67th Miss America 1994
  • Sep 18 LA Mighty Ducks play their 1st NHL pre-season game against Penguins
  • Sep 18 Trailing 3-1 with 2 outs in 9th, time is called prior to Mike Stanley pop out, gets a 2nd chance, & Yanks rally to beat Boston 4-3
  • Sep 18 18th Toronto International Film Festival: "The Snapper" directed by Stephen Frears wins the People's Choice Award

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Sep 19 45th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld
  • Sep 19 Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
  • Sep 19 Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 19 Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America
  • Sep 19 Parliamentary election in Poland
  • Sep 19 Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years
  • Sep 21 Ukraine government of Kutshma resigns
  • Sep 22 Ukrainian Prime Minister Leonid Kuchma resigns due to the "slow pace of reform"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 22 Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Sep 22 STS-51 (Discovery) lands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 22 Supreme Soviet dismisses President Boris Yeltsin

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Sep 22 A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.
  • Sep 23 "Les Miserables" opens at Playhouse, Edinburgh
  • Sep 23 Paul Chu group reports super conduction at -123°C (record high)
  • Sep 24 1st Israeli killed by Islamics after PLO signs peace accord

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 24 Norodom Sihanouk again installed as King of Cambodia

King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk
King of Cambodia
Norodom Sihanouk
  • Sep 26 30th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 15-13 at The Belfry, England
  • Sep 26 Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning
  • Sep 26 Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
  • Sep 26 Kris Monaghan wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
  • Sep 26 Seattle's Randy Johnson joins 300-strikeout club
  • Sep 27 Actor Daniel Day Lewis pleads guilty to speeding charges
  • Sep 27 The Sukhumi massacre takes place in Abkhazia.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Dennis Martínez is 7th to win 100 games in AL & NL

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Sep 28 Gas field in Caracas explodes, 53 killed
  • Sep 28 Ron Wood releases "Slide On Live"
  • Sep 29 "Grace Under Fire" starring Brett Butler debuts on ABC-TV
  • Sep 29 27th Country Music Association Award: Vince Gill wins
  • Sep 30 6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 30 US General Colin Powell retires at 56

US General & Secretary of State Colin Powell
US General & Secretary of State
Colin Powell

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Oct 1 Lennox Lewis TKOs Frank Bruno in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
Boxer Frank Bruno
Frank Bruno
  • Oct 3 "White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion NYC after 38 performances
  • Oct 3 Battle at TV station Ostankino/Moscow townhall, about 25 killed
  • Oct 3 Boris Yeltsin declares state of emergency in Moscow
  • Oct 3 Harry Belafonte performs in Tivoli Copenhagen
  • Oct 3 Indians play their last game at Cleve Stadium, Chicago wins 4-0
  • Oct 3 Somali General Aidids arm forces kill 18 US Rangers
  • Oct 3 Giants need to beat Dodgers to force a playoff game with Braves for NL West title, but Dodgers destroy Giants 12-1, Giants end year 103-59
  • Oct 3 Battle of Mogadishu: In an attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid's organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 US Soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting.
  • Oct 4 Troops of pres Yelsin occupy Russian White House (parliament)
  • Oct 5 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 5 Last honor guard at Lenin's mausoleum

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 5 Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Oct 6 Sydney Australia Stock Market index above 2000, for 1st time
  • Oct 7 "Les Miserables" opens at Meralco Theatre, Philippines
  • Oct 7 "She Loves Me" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 294 performances
  • Oct 7 Massive Muslim demonstrate in Xining China PR, 12 killed
  • Oct 7 Nobel prize for literature awarded to American Toni Morrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 8 Howard Stern releases his 1st book "Private Parts"

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Oct 8 UN lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa
  • Oct 10 Browns Najee Mustafaa sets club rec for longest interception (97 yds)
  • Oct 10 Ferry boat leaves for west coast of South Korea, 120 killed
  • Oct 11 Norwegian Rushdie publisher William Nygaard injured in attack
  • Oct 11 US warship Harlan County anchors off Port-au-Prince Haiti
  • Oct 12 "Mixed Emotions" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Oct 12 MLB American League Championship: Toronto Blue Jays beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 13 Greek government of Papandreou forms
  • Oct 13 Mighty Ducks win their 1st NHL game
  • Oct 13 Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Kary Mullis & Michael Smith
  • Oct 13 Nobel prize for physics awarded to Russel Hulse & Joseph Taylor
  • Oct 13 Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.
  • Oct 13 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 15 Amstel brewery on Curacao produces 1,000,000,000th bottle

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 15 Nelson Mandela & South Africa President F W de Klerk awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Oct 16 General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan president
  • Oct 16 IRA bomb attack on fish & chips restaurant in Belfast, 10 killed
  • Oct 16 Anti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching British National Party headquarters

Famous Birthdays

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Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 730

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 31 Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73

Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film director, Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 31 River Phoenix, actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23

  • Nov 1 Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), dies at 63
  • Nov 1 George Sheehan, cardiologist/marathoner, dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • Nov 1 A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
  • Nov 2 P A Jacob Mees, Dutch banker (Mees & Hope), dies at about 86
  • Nov 3 Duncan Gibbins, director (Fire With Fire), dies in California fire at 41
  • Nov 3 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor, dies at 97
  • Nov 3 William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
  • Nov 4 Basuki Abdullah, Indonesian painter, murdered at 78
  • Nov 4 Cliff Young, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies in car accident at 29
  • Nov 4 Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, Dutch journalist (Beehive), dies at 62
  • Nov 4 Ely A Landau, producer (Long Day's Journey), dies of stroke at 73
  • Nov 4 Jose L Guarner, Spanish movie reviewer, dies at 56
  • Nov 7 Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92
  • Nov 7 Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
  • Nov 8 Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 9 Gerald Thomas, director (Carry on), dies at 72
  • Nov 9 Stanley Myers, English movie composer (The Deer Hunter), dies at 63
  • Nov 10 Wensley Pithey, actor (Oh What a Lovely War), dies at 79
  • Nov 11 Erskine Hawkins, US trumpeter/composer (After Hours), dies at 79
  • Nov 11 H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff during Watergate, dies at 67
  • Nov 12 Anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
  • Nov 12 Bill Dickey, HOF baseball catcher (NY Yankees, 1928-46), dies at 86
  • Nov 13 Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
  • Nov 13 Carey Lloyd (Rufus R. Jones), American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • Nov 14 Sanzo Nosaka, co-founder of Japanese Communist Party (1922), dies
  • Nov 15 Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
  • Nov 15 Mouin Shabaita, Palestinian al-Fatah commandant, murdered
  • Nov 15 Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
  • Nov 16 Evelyn Venable, model (Columbia Pictures logo), dies of cancer at 80
  • Nov 16 Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
  • Nov 16 Achille Zavatta, French clown (b. 1915)
  • Nov 17 Jthm de Vreeze, Dutch MP (KVP, 1956..77), dies at 80
  • Nov 17 Gérard D. Lévesque, Canadian politician (b. 1926)
  • Nov 18 Fritz Feld, actor (Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Revier, actress (Sally on the Subway), dies at 89
  • Nov 20 Christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51
  • Nov 20 Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs
  • Nov 20 Heather Farr, golfer, dies of cancer at 28
  • Nov 21 Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50
  • Nov 21 Emile Ardolino, director (Sister Act), dies of AIDS at 50
  • Nov 21 Jim McLaughlin, Buffalo radio newsman (WKBW), dies at 59

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 Bill Bixby, US actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59

Actor Bill Bixby
Bill Bixby
  • Nov 23 Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, sculptor, dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
  • Nov 24 Albert Collins, blues guitarist (Don't Lose Your Cool), dies at 61
  • Nov 24 Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist, dies at 89
  • Nov 24 Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24
  • Nov 24 Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36
  • Nov 24 Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 25 Anthony Burgess, British novelist (A Clockwork Orange), dies of cancer at 76

Novelist Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess
  • Nov 25 Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77
  • Nov 26 Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
  • Nov 26 Mart Kempers, sculptor, dies at 69
  • Nov 27 Jerry Hunt, American composer, commits suicide at 49
  • Nov 28 Abu Rish, Palestinian PLO-leader, dies at 23
  • Nov 28 Garry Moore, TV host (I've Got A Secret), dies of emphysema at 78
  • Nov 28 Kenneth Connor, English comic/actor (Carry on Sergeant), dies at 75
  • Nov 28 Khaled Moustapha Zir, Palestinian Hamas leader, shot to death at 25
  • Nov 28 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (Steppenwolf) (b. 1946)
  • Nov 29 JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89
  • Nov 30 Bob Wolf, agent (New Kids on the Block, Larry Bird), dies
  • Nov 30 Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (b. 1924)
  • Nov 30 David Houston, American country music singer (Almost Persuaded), dies at 57

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 2 Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, shot to death by Colombian Police at 44

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Dec 3 Lewis Thomas, biologist, dies of cancer at 80
  • Dec 3 Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40
  • Dec 4 Frank Sturgis, watergate burglar, dies at 68
  • Dec 4 Frank V Zappa, US music/composer (Mothers of Invention), dies at 52
  • Dec 4 Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, Dutch medical astrologist, dies at 42
  • Dec 4 Margaret Landon, US author (Anna & the King of Siam), dies at 90
  • Dec 5 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
  • Dec 5 Arthur Staal, Dutch architect (Shell Tower Amsterdam), dies at 86
  • Dec 5 Douglas Hopkins, guitarist (Gin Blossoms), dies of gun shot at 32
  • Dec 6 Don Ameche, actor (Cocoon), dies of prostate cancer at 85
  • Dec 6 Prof Wolfgang Paul, German physicist (Nobel 1989), dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Rita Macedo, actress (Divinas Palabras), dies of heart attack at 65
  • Dec 6 Rouaz Lakhdar, Algerian supreme court justice, murdered
  • Dec 7 Félix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88
  • Dec 7 Janet Margolin, actress (David & Lisa), dies of ovarian cancer at 50
  • Dec 8 Andre Cerf, French actor/producer (Nana), dies at 93
  • Dec 8 Carlotta Monti, lover of WC Fields, dies at 86
  • Dec 9 Danny Blanchflower, North Ireland soccer/union coach, dies at 67
  • Dec 9 Muhammad Reza Golpayegani, ayatollah of Iran, dies
  • Dec 10 Maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42
  • Dec 11 Ales Gartner, Slavic ski trainer of Norway, dies at 45
  • Dec 11 Eliva "Elvire" Popesco, Romanian/French actress (Le roi), dies at 99
  • Dec 12 Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/NVSH-founder, dies at 90
  • Dec 12 Jeremiah Sullivan, actor (Soldier, Double-Stop), dies of AIDS at 58
  • Dec 12 Jozsef Antall, historian/premier of Hungary (1990-93), dies at 61
  • Dec 13 Charles JB Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer: Ogentroost, dies at 87

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 14 Myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88

Actress Myrna Loy
Myrna Loy
  • Dec 15 Kakuei Tanaka, PM of Japan (1972-74), dies
  • Dec 16 Bentri Seddik, Algerian court judge, murdered at 46
  • Dec 16 Kakuei Tanaka, premier of Japan (1972-74), dies at 75
  • Dec 16 Moses Gunn, actor (Roots), dies of asthma at 64
  • Dec 16 Ratu Penaia Ganilau, president of Fiji (1987-93), dies at 75
  • Dec 16 Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer (Volkskrant), dies at 68
  • Dec 16 Charizma, American Hip-Hop MC (b. 1973)