On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Peter Townshend's musical "Tommy" premieres in NYC

Famous Divorces

  • Motley Crue's Mike Mars files for divorce from Emi-Canyn

Famous Deaths

  • Bertus Aafjes, poet/writer (World is a Muze), dies at 78
  • Lalith Athulathmudali, Sri Lankan minister, murdered at 59