Historical Events in March 1993

  • 1st Authorities near Waco, Texas negotiate with Branch Davidians
  • 1st George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of NY Yankees
  • 1st New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks
  • 2nd Actress Claudette Colbert suffers a stroke at 89
  • 3rd Howard Stern radio show premieres in Boston (WBCN 104.1 FM-evenings)
  • 4th "Goodbye Girl" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • 4th Katharine Hepburn admitted to hospital suffering from exhaustion

Sport-awardSports Awards

4th 1st ESPY Awards: Michael Jordan, Monica Seles win

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles

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5th Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • 5th Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die
  • 5th Marlins beat Astros 12-8 in their 1st spring training game
  • 7th Diff'rent Stroke actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant
  • 8th Katharine Hepburn released from the hospital after exhaustion
  • 8th Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested again on suspicion of murder

Music-awardsMusic Awards

9th 7th Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige win

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 9th Pittsburgh Penguins begin NHL record 17 game winning streak

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9th Rodney King in Simi Valley court says he thinks he heard cops yell racial slurs

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • 11th Men's Figure Skating Championship in Prague won by Kurt Browning CAN
  • 12th 317 killed by bomb attacks in Bombay
  • 12th Cleveland radio station WMMS-FM/101.7 is bought by Disney
  • 12th Entertainment Tonight's 3,000th show
  • 12th Inkhata leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi begins 2½ week speech
  • 13th Blizzard of '93 hits north-east US
  • 14th "Conversations with My Father" closes at Royale NYC after 462 performances
  • 14th "Face Value" closes at Cort Theater NYC after * performances
  • 14th "Saint Joan" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 14th 3,000th performance of "Nunsense"
  • 14th Johan Koss skates world record 5km (6:36.57)

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14th Meg Mallon wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • 14th Ricky Ponting hits twin tons for Tasmania aged 18 years 84 days
  • 14th Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Prague won by Oksana Baiul (UKR)
  • 14th 40th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia Tech beats #1 North Carolina, 77-75
  • 14th 34th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats LSU, 82-65
  • 14th 14th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Seton Hall beats Syracuse, 103-70
  • 15th Vinod Kambli scores 227 v Zimbabwe, his 2nd consecutive Test 200

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17th 19th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Demi Moore win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Candice Bergen win (TV)

  • 17th 86 killed by bomb attack in Calcutta
  • 18th "Sisters Rosensweig" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 556 performances
  • 18th Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ12.2 billion
  • 18th Sri Lanka beat England in Test match by 5 wickets
  • 19th Ice Dance Championship in Prague won by M Usova & A Zhulin (RUS)
  • 19th Ice Pairs Championship in Prague won by I Brasseur & L Eisler (CAN)
  • 19th US Supreme Court Justice Byron R White announced plans to retire
  • 20th Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (36.02 sec)
  • 20th IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington England

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21st Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

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21st Pope John Paul II declares Duns Scotus, a saint

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 21st South Africa White Wolves kill 5 year old black girl
  • 22nd Intel introduces Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS
  • 23rd Belgian government of Dehaene, resigns
  • 23rd NY Knicks & Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
  • 24th Ezer Weizman elected president of Israel
  • 25th "Candida" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 27th Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.
  • 28th 13th Golden Raspberry Awards: Shining Through wins
  • 28th 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson
  • 28th Conservatives win French parliamentary election
  • 28th Type II supernova detected in M81 (NGC 3031)

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29th 65th Academy Awards - "Unforgiven", Al Pacino & Emma Thompson win

Actor Al Pacino
Actor
Al Pacino
  • 29th Queensland all out for 75 v NSW in Sheffield Shield Final

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29th Actress Elizabeth Taylor presented the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for work for AIDs causes at 65th Academy Awards

  • 30th "Redwood Curtain" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 30th French government of Balladur forms
  • 30th Jamaican premier Percival Patterson wins parliamentary election
  • 30th Lanford Wilson's "Redwood Curtain" premieres in NYC
  • 30th New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield
  • 30th Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy