On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1993

Historical Events

  • 55th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Michigan, 77-71; Tar Heels' 3rd title
  • 73,293 see the NY Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 9-1 in the season opener at Cleveland Stadium
  • A win and a loss for MLB expansion teams in their debut games; Florida Marlins beat LA Dodgers, 6-3 in Miami; the Colorado Rockies lose to Mets, 3-0 in NYC
  • Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Famous Deaths

  • Divya Bharti, Indian actress in Hindi and Telugu movies (Shola Aur Shabnam; Deewana), dies at 19 of injuries and internal bleeding after falling from balcony of her 5th-floor apartment
1993 Highlights

About April 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries