On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against police officer who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestChance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper [Chancellor J Bennett], American rapper and record producer (Acid Rap, Coloring Book), born in Chicago, Illinois

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

Famous Deaths

  • John P W Meefout, sculptor (Laying wife), dies at 77