On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1993

Historical Events

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Alan Bennett's play "The Madness of George III" premieres in London

King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover George III
King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover
George III
  • Reigning NASCAR Winston Cup champion Alan Kulwicki perishes in a private plane crash en route to Bristol for the Food City 500

Famous Weddings

  • American actress Stefanie Powers (50) marries Frenchman Patrick de la Chenais (41); divorce in 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Kulwicki, American auto racer and owner (NASCAR Winston Cup drivers' and owners' champion 1992), dies in plane crash at 38
  • Ihsan Mohamed Salem [Yunis Awad], Palestinian Al-Fatah leader, killed
  • Juan of Borbon y Battemberg, father of king Juan Carlos I, dies
  • Nicanor Zabaleta, Spanish harpist, dies at 86
  • Wayne Mack, American sportscaster (New Orleans Saints, Tulane University) and actor (Storyville), dies of cancer at 68
1993 Highlights

About April 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries