What Happened on April 30, 1993

Historical Events

  • The World Wide Web source code is released by CERN, making the software freely available to all
  • Virgin Radio broadcasts for the first time in the United Kingdom.

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Waymer, American NFL safety (NO Saints), dies of a heart attack at 34
  • Eric Rowan, South African cricket batsman (26 Tests, 3 x 100, HS 236; Transvaal, Eastern Province), dies at 83
  • Tommy Caton, English footballer (b. 1962)

About April 30, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Freak Me - Silk
  • UK #1 Song: Five Live Ep - George Michael & Queen with Lisa Stansfield