On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1993

Historical Events

Film release premierVenice Film Festival

50th Venice Film Festival: "Short Cuts" directed by Robert Altman and "Three Colors: Blue" directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski jointly awarded Golden Lion

Film Director Robert Altman
Film Director
Robert Altman
  • HMS Mercury, the Royal Navy's communications training establishment, closes after 52 years in commission.
  • Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 5-4 in 22 innings
  • Venezuela president Carlos Perez flees
1993 Highlights

About August 31, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo