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
  • Republican Guard kills 64 in Chad

Famous Deaths

  • Divya Bharti, Indian actress who starred in Hindi and Telugu movies in the early 1990s (Shola Aur Shabnam, Deewana), dies at 19 of head injures and internal bleeding after falling from the balcony window of her 5th-floor apartment
1993 Highlights

About April 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries