On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1993

Historical Events

Music Concert

Andrea Bocelli makes his classical debut singing at a concert at Teatro Romolo Valli in Reggio Emilia

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
  • Ballon d'Or: Juventus' Italian striker Roberto Baggio is named Europe's best football player ahead of Inter forward Dennis Bergkamp and Manchester United striker Eric Cantona
  • Dow-Jones hits record 3793.49
  • Dutch Antilles government of Yandi Paula forms
  • John Maclean passes Kirk Muller as all-time NJ Devils scorer (521 pts)

Famous Weddings

Billy Ray Cyrus

Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus (32) weds Leticia Finley (26)

Country Singer-Songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus
Country Singer-Songwriter
Billy Ray Cyrus

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonso Balcazar, Spanish film director, dies at 67
  • Howard Caine [Cohen], American actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 67
  • Joop Vervoort, Dutch soccer referee, dies at 61
  • William L Shirer, writer (Rise & Fall of 3rd Reich), dies at 89
1993 Highlights

About December 28, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn