On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1993

Historical Events

  • 2nd SEC Championship Game: #9 Florida beats #16 Alabama, 28-13
  • A truce is concluded between the government of Angola and UNITA rebels.

World Record

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.92 sec)

  • Johann Koss skates world record 5K (6:35.53)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Sturgis, watergate burglar, dies at 68

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa, American rock guitarist, composer, (Mothers of Invention - "Peaches en Regalia"; "Baby Snakes"), activist, and filmmaker (200 Motels), dies from prostate cancer at 52

  • Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, Dutch medical astrologist and founder (Vakvereniging Medical Astrology), dies at 42
  • Margaret Landon, American author (Anna & the King of Siam), dies at 90
1993 Highlights

About December 4, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) - Meat Loaf
  • UK #1 Song: I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) - Meat Loaf