On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1993

Historical Events

  • Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 m (1:12.54)
  • Muslims in Bangladesh call for the murder of feminist Taslima Nasrin
  • Northern Exposure star Barry Corbin falls off his horse

Famous Weddings

Boris Becker

Tennis star Boris Becker (26) weds designer Barbara Feltus (27)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker

Famous Deaths

  • Janet Margolin, American actress (Annie Hall), dies of ovarian cancer at 50
1993 Highlights

About December 17, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius