On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1993

Historical Events

  • Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
  • Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago

Historic Event

Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria

  • Oslo Peace Accords signed, after secret negotiations in Norway, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Delfgaauw, philosopher (Johnson murderer!), dies at 80
  • Sydney Arnold, British comic actor (The Meaning of Life, Top Secret!, Miss Jones & Son), dies at 93
1993 Highlights

About August 20, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo