On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday

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
  • Republican Guard kills 64 in Chad