On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1993

Historical Events

  • Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed

Famous Weddings

  • California state senator Tom Hayden (54) weds actress Barbara Williams (40)

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Bellaver, American actor (Another World, Naked City), dies at 88
  • Lou van Raised, impresario, dies at 77
  • Lou van Rees, Dutch impresario, dies at 77
  • Roy London, American actor and director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
1993 Highlights

About August 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo