What Happened on April 16, 1993

Historical Events

Music History

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

Rodney King Riots

Jury reaches guilty verdict in federal case against police officers (two convicted, two acquitted) who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th

Famous Birthdays

Chance the RapperChance the Rapper (29 years old)

American rapper and record producer (Acid Rap; Coloring Book), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Mirai Nagasu, American figure skater, born in Montebello, California
Born in 1993

Famous Deaths

  • John Meefout, Dutch sculptor (Laying Woman), dies at 77

About April 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 4 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