Historical Events in 1993 (Part 4)

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  • 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
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

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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
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

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

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Oct 5 Last honor guard at Lenin's mausoleum

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

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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

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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

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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
  • Oct 17 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf
  • Oct 18 STS-58 (Columbia) launches into orbit
  • Oct 19 UN authorizes arms, military & police supply embargo against Haiti
  • Oct 20 Highest scoring World Series game Blue Jays 15, Phillies 14 in 4h14m
  • Oct 21 "Twilight of the Golds" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Oct 21 Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship
  • Oct 21 Military coup by Burundi President Ndadaye; 525,000 Hutus flee
  • Oct 22 Cosmonaut Aleksandr Serebrov makes record 9th space walk
  • Oct 23 Seven people killed by IRA bomb attack in Belfast
  • Oct 23 Paramilitia kills 22 demonstrators at Bijbihara in Indian-controlled Kashmir
  • Oct 23 Tor Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2, in 89th World Series

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oct 23 Joe Carter (Toronto Blue Jays) hits a World Series winning walk-off home run against the Philadelphia Phillies

MLB Outfielder Joe Carter
MLB Outfielder
Joe Carter
  • Oct 24 "Wonderful Tennessee" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Oct 25 Airbus A310 of Air Nigeria hijacked, 1 dead
  • Oct 25 Canada Liberal Party/Bloc Québécois wins parliamentary election
  • Oct 25 Daryll Cullinan hits 337* for Transvaal, SAf 1st-class cricket record
  • Oct 26 NFL announces new expansion team, Carolina Panthers in Charlotte
  • Oct 26 NJ Devils lose 2-0 to Montreal, after winning 1st 7 games of 1993
  • Oct 27 Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcasting in El Paso Texas
  • Oct 28 Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
  • Oct 28 Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters resigns
  • Oct 29 Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86
  • Oct 30 Toronto Maple Leafs lose 1st game of season after going 10-0-0
  • Oct 31 "Wonderful Tennessee" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Oct 31 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
  • Oct 31 Germany unemployment hits country record of 3.5 million

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Oct 31 Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • Oct 31 US wins Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
  • Nov 1 Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
  • Nov 1 Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW v NZ
  • Nov 1 STS-58 (Columbia) lands
  • Nov 1 The Maastricht Treaty, the Treaty on European Union comes into effect
  • Nov 2 First commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
  • Nov 2 Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarged prostate removed
  • Nov 2 Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of NJ
  • Nov 2 Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
  • Nov 2 Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem
  • Nov 2 Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of NYC
  • Nov 3 Ken Daneyko sets NJ Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game
  • Nov 4 "Timon of Athens" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances

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Nov 4 Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror for a false report on his diet

Singer Elton John
Elton John
  • Nov 4 Bolivia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

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Nov 4 Jean Chretien is appointed the Prime Minister of Canada by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • Nov 5 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85
  • Nov 6 Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 6 Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Nov 6 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter at Belmont
  • Nov 7 Betsy King wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
  • Nov 7 44th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 26 points
  • Nov 9 "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • Nov 9 Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
  • Nov 9 Stari Most (the "old bridge", built in 1566) in Mostar, Bosnia, collapses after several days of bombing.
  • Nov 10 "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 223 performances
  • Nov 10 Slovakian government of Vladimír Mečiar forms
  • Nov 11 Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 2 days for fractured shoulder
  • Nov 13 7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka
  • Nov 13 Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed
  • Nov 13 Pakistani minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president
  • Nov 14 "Kentucky Cycle" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 34 performances
  • Nov 14 "Twilight of the Golds" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Nov 14 23rd NYC Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
  • Nov 14 24th NYC Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04

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Nov 14 Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • Nov 14 Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st US state
  • Nov 14 43rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • Nov 15 Howard Stern radio show premieres in Myrtle Beach SC on WYAV 104.1 FM
  • Nov 15 Joe Buttafuoco sentence to 6 months for statutory rape of Amy Fisher
  • Nov 15 13 Cuban refugees land in Florida after stealing a crop-duster in Cuba.
  • Nov 16 "Any Given Day" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • Nov 16 Russian President Yeltsin shuts Lenin museum
  • Nov 17 "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • Nov 17 Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed
  • Nov 17 US House of Representatives approve Nafta

BattleCoup d'état

Nov 17 Gen. Sani Abacha leads a military coup in Nigeria that overthrows the government of Ernest Shonekan

President of Nigeria Sani Abacha
President of Nigeria
Sani Abacha
  • Nov 18 27 killed at prison in Morazan, El Salvador
  • Nov 18 Black & white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution
  • Nov 18 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) passes US House of Representatives
  • Nov 18 North-Siberia record cold for November (-55°C)
  • Nov 18 Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness
  • Nov 18 WWF boss Vince McMahon charged with steroid distribution
  • Nov 19 Algerian Muslim fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
  • Nov 19 Curacaose vote to remain part of Dutch Antilles
  • Nov 20 Jakovlev-42 crashes into mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 killed
  • Nov 20 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Robin Romeo
  • Nov 20 Winnie Mandela's driver/bodyguard murdered in Johannesburg
  • Nov 20 Savings and Loan scandal: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.
  • Nov 20 58th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 22-14 in Auburn
  • Nov 20 5th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 41-39 in South Bend (Boston College's first win in the series)
  • Nov 21 "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 performances

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Nov 21 "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Nov 21 Neo-fascists MSI win 36% of municipal elections in Rome
  • Nov 22 "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers NYC for 320 perf
  • Nov 23 "Angels in America-Perestroika" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 216 performances
  • Nov 24 Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for US handgun sales
  • Nov 24 End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood
  • Nov 24 11 year old Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of English 2 year old James Bulger
  • Nov 25 Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters falls
  • Nov 25 Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead
  • Nov 27 Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)
  • Nov 27 India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12