On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Pinky Lee, American children's show host (Pinky Lee Show), dies of heart attack at 85