Historical Events in September 1993

  • Sep 1 "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 performances
  • Sep 1 Goran Ivanisevic & Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in US Tennis
  • Sep 2 10th MTV Video Music Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins
  • Sep 2 Central African Republic ex-emperor Bokassa freed
  • Sep 2 Day of Peace in South Africa
  • Sep 4 Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 4 Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • Sep 5 "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 performances
  • Sep 5 "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • Sep 5 "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 performances
  • Sep 5 F Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident
  • 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

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

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
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 Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization exchange letters of mutual recognition
  • Sep 10 1,000 Boeing 747 jumbo plane produced
  • 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

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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
Comedian
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"

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Sep 30 US General Colin Powell retires at 56

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell
General and US Secretary of State
Colin Powell