On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (b. 1920)
  • Johnny Sayles, American soul singer ("I Can't Get Enough Of Your Love"), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Max de Metz, Dutch publisher and translator, dies at 72
  • Phil Seymour, American rock and power pop musician, singer, and songwriter (The Dwight Twilley Band), dies of lymphoma at 41
  • Robert C Maynard, American journalist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 56
1993 Highlights

About August 17, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo