What Happened on February 16, 1993

Historical Events

  • Sandra Völker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.33 sec)
  • Western Australia's and Australia's first woman Premier, Carmen Lawrence, is voted out of office.

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship), dies of AIDS at 61
  • Richard Salant, news president (CBS-60 Minutes), dies at 78

About February 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: No Limit - 2 Unlimited