October 5, 1993 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

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Last honor guard at Lenin's mausoleum

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin

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Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Deaths in History

  • Karl G Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), dies of heart failure at 66