What Happened on April 23, 1993

Historical Events

  • Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia

Music 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
  • Daniel Jones, Welsh composer, dies at 80
  • Lalith Athulathmudali, Sri Lankan minister, murdered at 59

About April 23, 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: Taurus

Music Charts

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