What Happened on August 23, 1993

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Fred McGriff & David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game

  • NY Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80
  • Edwina Lewis, actress (Boy Who Cried Bitch), dies of heart attack 42
  • Victorine Hefting, historian/wife of Bert Baker, dies at 88

About August 23, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver") - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: Mr Vain - Culture Beat