What Happened on April 11, 1993

Historical Events

  • 450 prisoners riot at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continue for ten days, citing grievances about prison conditions and the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis)

US Masters Golf

57th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Bernhard Langer of Germany wins his second green jacket by 4 strokes from Chip Beck

  • Kirsan Ilumzjinov installed as president of Kalmukkie
1993 History

Famous Deaths

  • Janet Harmon Bragg, American pilot (1st female black aviator to hold a commercial pilot's license), dies at 86 [1]
  • Mohammed el-Himi, brigade-general of Egyptian police, murdered
  • Rahmon Nabiyev, Tajik politician (First Secretary of The Communist Party, 1982-85; President of Tadzjikistan, 1991-92), dies at 63

About April 11, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Informer - Snow
  • UK #1 Song: Young At Heart - Bluebells