On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Tango Passion" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Carlo Ciampi forms Italian government with ex-communists

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Islanders beat Wash Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot

NHL Star Pierre Turgeon
NHL Star
Pierre Turgeon
  • Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Valvano, American basketball coach (NC State), dies of cancer at 47
1993 Highlights

About April 28, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus