On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 30 killed at religious rebellion in Algeria

Music awardsMusic Awards

4th Billboard Music Awards: Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard Soundtrack win

  • Dow-Jones hits record 3734.53
  • Storm hits western Europe, 11 killed in England

Famous Birthdays

  • AnnaSophia Robb, American actress and singer

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Cerf, French actor/producer (Nana), dies at 93
  • Carlotta Monti, lover of WC Fields, dies at 86