On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1993

Historical Events

  • 1st test flight of Fokker 70 (Amsterdam)
  • Cleveland Cavaliers guard Mark Price has his consecutive free throw streak end at 77, during a 114-113 loss at Charlotte; falls 1 short of Calvin Murphy’s NBA record of 78 straight free throws
  • Venezuelan DC-10 crashes at Margarita, killing 10

Famous Birthdays

  • Keshorn Walcott ORTT, Trinidadian athlete (Olympic gold javelin 2012, bronze 2016), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Famous Deaths

  • Eugenie Leontovitch, Russian actress (Homicidal, The Rains of Ranchipur), dies at 93
1993 Highlights

About April 2, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries