On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1993

Historical Events

  • 147th Grand National: race declared void, after 30 of 39 runners carried on racing despite a false start; bookmakers forced to refund estimated £75 million in bets staked

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Mnouchkine, French movie producer (Professional), dies at 83
  • Dieter Plage, German wildlife filmmaker, dies at 57
  • Eduardo Cabellero Calderon, Colombian writer/diplomat, dies at 83
  • Klaas Schenk, Dutch speed skater and coach (coach 1952, 56, 60 Winter Olympics; father of triple gold medallist Ard), dies at 86
  • Pinky Lee, American children's show host (Pinky Lee Show), dies of heart attack at 85
1993 Highlights

About April 3, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries