On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Anna Christie" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 54 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

7th American Comedy Award: Jerry Seinfeld

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld
  • Gun battle erupts near Waco, Texas at Branch Davidian compound after FBI attempts a raid
  • Iolanda Chen triple jumps world indoor record hop step (14.46m)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Tony Curtis weds Lisa Deutsch as his 4th wife

Famous Deaths

  • Fer A Olthoff, Dutch WW II resistance fighter (Het Parool), dies
  • Franco Brusati, Italian dir/writer (Bread & Chocolate), dies at 70
  • IshirĊ Honda, Japanese film director and producer (Godzilla), dies at 81
  • Joyce Carey, British actress (Brief Encounter, The Cedar Tree), dies at 94
  • Ruby Keeler, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (42nd Street, Dames), dies of cancer at 82
1993 Highlights

About February 28, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces