Historical Events in 1993 (Part 2)

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  • Mar 23 NY Knicks & Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
  • Mar 24 Ezer Weizman elected president of Israel
  • Mar 25 "Candida" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Mar 27 Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.
  • Mar 28 13th Golden Raspberry Awards: Shining Through wins
  • Mar 28 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson
  • Mar 28 Conservatives win French parliamentary election
  • Mar 28 Type II supernova detected in M81 (NGC 3031)

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

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

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

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

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

  • Mar 30 "Redwood Curtain" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • Mar 30 French government of Balladur forms
  • Mar 30 Jamaican premier Percival Patterson wins parliamentary election
  • Mar 30 Lanford Wilson's "Redwood Curtain" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 30 New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield
  • Mar 30 Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • Apr 1 Alan Bennett's play "The Madness of George III" premieres in London
  • Apr 2 1st test flight of Fokker 70 (Amsterdam)
  • Apr 2 Venezuelan DC-10 crashes at Margarita, killing 10
  • Apr 4 12th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Texas Tech beats OH State 84-82
  • Apr 4 5th Seniors Golf Tradition: Tom Shaw
  • Apr 4 Trish Johnson wins Las Vegas LPGA at Canyon Gate Golf Tournament

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 4 Wrestlemania IX at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas, Hulk Hogan pins Yokozuna

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • Apr 5 55th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Michigan 77-71
  • Apr 5 73,293 see Yankees beat Indians 9-1
  • Apr 5 Colorado Rockies 1st game - lose to NY Mets 3-0
  • Apr 5 Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Apr 5 Florida Marlins 1st game - beat LA Dodgers 6-3
  • Apr 5 Republican Guard kills 64 in Chad
  • Apr 6 1st test flight of Ilyushin IL-96M (Moscow)
  • Apr 6 Florida Marlins 1st lost ever (4-2 to LA Dodgers)
  • Apr 7 Dante Bichette hits the 1st Colo Rockie HR (Shea Stadium NY)
  • Apr 8 Indians' Carlos Baerga is 1st to switch hit HRs in same inn (vs Yanks)
  • Apr 8 STS-56 (Discovery) launches into orbit
  • Apr 9 Colorado Rockies 1st home game & 1st victory, 11-4 over Mont Expos
  • Apr 10 BPAA US Open by Del Ballard Jr
  • Apr 10 Ottawa Senators win 1st road game (Islanders) after 38 straight loses
  • Apr 10 Pittsburgh Penguins win their NHL record 17 game winning streak

Sport awardGolf Major

Apr 11 57th Masters Golf Tournament: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 277

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • Apr 11 Jeff Rouse swims world record 100m backstroke (51.43 sec)
  • Apr 11 Kirsan Ilumzjinov installed as president of Kalmukkie
  • Apr 11 450 prisoners rioted at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continued to do so for ten days, citing grievances related to prison conditions, as well as the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis) against their religious beliefs. It was Easter Sunday.
  • Apr 13 "3 Men on a Horse" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 40 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 13 Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" premieres in London

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 16 Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against police officer who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • Apr 17 Two Los Angeles police officers convicted in federal court of violating Rodney King's civil rights
  • Apr 17 STS-56 (Discovery) lands
  • Apr 18 "Ain't Broadway Grand" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Apr 18 54th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Tom Wargo

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 18 David Lee Roth arrested in NYC for purchasing marijuana for $10

Van Halen Rocker David Lee Roth
Van Halen Rocker
David Lee Roth
  • Apr 18 Trish Johnson wins LPGA Atlanta Women's Golf Championship
  • Apr 19 97th Boston Marathon: Cosmas N'deti of Kenya 1st man in 2:09:33 and Olga Markova of Russia 1st woman in 2:25:27
  • Apr 19 After a 51 day siege by the FBI 76 Branch Davidians die in a fire near Waco Texas (accident, suicide, tear gas are disputed causes)
  • Apr 19 Fire in psychiatric institute in South Korea, kills 40
  • Apr 19 South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashed lands in Iowa.
  • Apr 20 Uranus passes Neptune (once every 171 years)
  • Apr 21 "Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" opens at Circle in Sq NYC for 30 performances
  • Apr 21 Brazil votes against a monarchy
  • Apr 22 "Who's Tommy" opens at St James Theater NYC for 899 performances
  • Apr 22 Candid Camera creator Allen Funt suffers a stroke at 78
  • Apr 22 Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Washington D.C.
  • Apr 22 Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox
  • Apr 22 The web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.
  • Apr 23 Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Apr 23 Peter Townshend's musical "Tommy" premieres in NYC

  • Apr 24 The IRA explodes a 1000kg car bomb in Bishopsgate, London, killing a news photographer and injuring 44 others
  • Apr 24 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by George Branham
  • Apr 25 "Blood Brothers" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 839 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 25 Russia elects Boris Yeltsin leader

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Apr 25 1993 NFL Draft: Drew Bledsoe from Washington State first pick by New England Patriots
  • Apr 26 "Shakespeare for My Father" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 266 performances
  • Apr 26 Boeing 737 crashes at Aurangabad, kills 56

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 26 NBC announces Conan O'Brien to replace David Letterman

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Apr 26 STS-55 (Columbia) launches into orbit
  • Apr 27 Afghan Antonov AN-32 crashes at Tashqurgan, kills 76
  • Apr 28 "Tango Passion" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Apr 28 Carlo Ciampi forms Italian government with ex-communists
  • Apr 28 Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 28 NY Islanders beat Wash Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot

NHL Star Pierre Turgeon
NHL Star
Pierre Turgeon
  • Apr 30 The World Wide Web is born at CERN.
  • Apr 30 Virgin Radio broadcasts for the first time in the United Kingdom.
  • May 1 119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Sea Hero wins in 2:02.4
  • May 1 Bomb attack on Sri Lankan president (26 die)
  • May 2 "5 Guys Named Moe" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 445 performances
  • May 2 "Candida" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • May 2 "Redwood Curtain" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • May 2 "Tango Passion" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • May 2 Kristi Albers wins Sprint Golf Classic
  • May 2 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Sprint Senior Challenge Golf Tournament
  • May 3 "Kiss of the Spider Woman" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 906 performances
  • May 4 "Angels in America-Millennium Approaches" opens at Kerr for 367 performances
  • May 6 STS-55 (Columbia) lands
  • May 7 South Africa agrees to multi-racial elections
  • May 8 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

May 8 Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • May 8 16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman & takes NYC subway train & 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride
  • May 9 "Ain't Broadway Grand" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 25 performances
  • May 9 "Song of Jacob Zulu" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • May 9 Landslide in Nambija Ecuador, kills 300
  • May 9 Meg Mallon wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
  • May 9 Mustapha Matura's "Playboy of West Indies" premieres in NYC
  • May 9 Paraguay holds its 1st pres & parliamentary elections in 50 years
  • May 10 Fire in clothing factory at Bangkok kills 145
  • May 10 Last TV appearance of Mies Bouwman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 10 Paul Cézanne still life painting sells for US$28,600,000 in NYC

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
  • May 10 Premier Lubbers opens Terminal West on Schiphol

Hall of fameHall of Fame

May 10 Bill Walton is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton

Music awardsMusic Awards

May 11 28th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, and Mary Chapin Carpenter win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • May 11 Paramaribo Suriname TV studio destroyed by fire
  • May 12 Final episode of 6 year run of ABC's "Wonder Years" in Netherlands
  • May 12 Last broadcast of "Knots landing" on CBS
  • May 12 Parma of Italy win 33rd European Cup Winner's Cup against Royal Antwerp of Belgium 3-1 in London
  • May 13 6th annual business person run held in Wall Street
  • May 13 Arsenio Hall's 1,000th show retrospective seen in Netherlands
  • May 13 CBS' Knots Landing ends 14 year run with 334th show in Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 13 KC Royal George Brett hits his 300th HR

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • May 13 Methane gas explosion in Secunda coal mine South-Africa, kills 50
  • May 15 118th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6
  • May 15 Alamodome in San Antonio TX opens
  • May 15 Montreal Expo retires their 1st #, #10 for Rusty Staub
  • May 15 38th Eurovision Song Contest: Niamh Kavanagh for Ireland wins singing "In Your Eyes" in Millstreet
  • May 16 "3 Men on a Horse" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • May 16 "Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 30 performances
  • May 16 Farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million year old Pithecanthropus IX skull
  • May 16 Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head
  • May 16 Laura Davies wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • May 16 Suleyman Demirel elected President of Turkey
  • May 17 Intel's new Pentium processor is unveiled
  • May 18 Danish people vote in favor of ratifying the Maastricht Treaty
  • May 18 Italian police arrest Mafia boss Benedetto "Nitto" Santapaola
  • May 19 Boeing 727 crashes into mountain at Medellin Colombia, kills 132
  • May 19 Dow Jones closes above 3,500 for 1st time (3,500.03)
  • May 20 10m meteor comes within 150,000 km of Earth (1993KA)
  • May 20 274th & final "Cheers" on NBC
  • May 21 Dayanara Torres, 18, of Puerto Rico, crowned 42nd Miss Universe
  • May 21 Opposition leader Xanana Gusmao of East-Timor sentenced to life
  • May 21 Robin Smith scores 167 in England Texaco Trophy loss v Australia
  • May 21 Venezuela president Carlos Andres Perez fired

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

May 22 Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

  • May 23 Val Skinner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • May 24 Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war
  • May 24 Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4M settlement
  • May 24 Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

May 24 Star Trek episode "Second Chances" airs guest starring Mae Jemison, the 1st real life astronaut to appear on the show

Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison
Astronaut and Physician
Mae Jemison
  • May 24 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat New York Islanders, 4 games to 1
  • May 24 46th Cannes Film Festival: "Ba wang bie ji" directed by Chen Kaige and "The Piano" directed by Jane Campion jointly awarded the Palme d'Or
  • May 26 Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
  • May 26 Long fly ball by Indians' Carlos Martinez bounces off Jose Canseco's head & goes over fence for a home run
  • May 26 1st UEFA Champions League Final: Marseille beats Milan 1-0 at Munich
  • May 27 Dale Murphy ends carreer at 398 HRs
  • May 27 Mafia bombs Uffizi Museum in Florence, killing 6
  • May 28 200,000 demonstrate against mafia terror
  • May 28 Polish government of Suchocka falls
  • May 29 Neo-Nazis kill 5 Turkish women in Solingen, Germany
  • May 29 Texas Ranger Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Red Sox, he gives up 3 runs on 2 hits & 3 walks, he damages his arm
  • May 29 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Los Angeles Kings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 30 Betsy King wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • May 30 Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Emerson Fittipaldi wins in 3:10:49.860 (253.000 km/h)
  • May 31 President Dobrica Ćosić of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia flees
  • Jun 1 Brooklyn NY begins recycling
  • Jun 1 Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News
  • Jun 1 Guatemala president Jorge Serrano overthrown by army
  • Jun 1 Melchior Ndadaye elected President of Burundi
  • Jun 3 66th National Spelling Bee: Geoff Hooper wins spelling kamikaze
  • Jun 5 "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith hits #18
  • Jun 5 125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8
  • Jun 5 Liberian Charles Taylors rebellion kills 550 fugitives
  • Jun 5 Somali warlord Aidids murders 23 Pakistani
  • Jun 6 47th Tony Awards: Angels in America & Kiss of the Spider Woman win
  • Jun 6 6th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
  • Jun 6 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Jun 6 Punsalmaagiyn Otsjirbat recognized as president of Mongolia
  • Jun 6 Ramiro de Leon Carpio elected President of Guatemala
  • Jun 6 92nd Men's French Open: Sergi Bruguera beats Jim Courier (6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 6 92nd Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Mary Joe Fernandez (4-6, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 7 27th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Vince Gill
  • Jun 7 Cleveland breaks ground for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 7 Crickets Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball v Australia, Old Trafford

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch
  • Jun 7 Prince celebrated his birthday by changing his name to a symbol
  • Jun 8 Premier Marc Bazin of Haiti resigns
  • Jun 9 "Amantes" (1991) premieres in France
  • Jun 9 "Body Snatchers" (1993) premieres in France
  • Jun 9 "Ce que femme veut" (1993) premieres in France
  • Jun 9 "Passion Fish" (1992) premieres in France
  • Jun 9 "Tout capour ca!" (1993) premieres in France
  • Jun 9 "What's Love Got to Do with It" (1993) premieres
  • Jun 9 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat LA Kings, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 9 Tickets for Indians 1st season in Jacobs Field go on sale
  • Jun 10 "She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 11 "Jurassic Park", starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million

Actor Sam Neill
Sam Neill
  • Jun 11 "Scattergories" game show last airs on NBC-TV
  • Jun 11 "Scrabble," second run," TV Game Show; last airs on NBC-TV
  • Jun 12 "Three Little Pigs" by Green Jelly hits #17
  • Jun 13 "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" closes at Booth NYC after 232 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 13 39th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Jun 13 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani re-elected president of Iran
  • Jun 13 YokoZuna beats Hulk Hogan to become WWF champ
  • Jun 14 Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth