On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1993

Historical Events

  • Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA
  • Earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ruth Bader Ginsburg sworn in as a US Supreme Court Justice

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Famous Deaths

  • Ken England, American screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian black-metal guitarist (Mayhem), stabbed to death by a musical rival at 25
1993 Highlights

About August 10, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo