On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1993

Historical Events

  • Japan Hosokawa government begins

Catholic Encyclical

Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor

Famous Deaths

  • Milt Thompson, American astronaut (Dynasoar, X-15), NASA test pilot and chief-engineer, dies at 67
1993 Highlights

About August 6, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo