On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1993

Historical Events

  • Grenade explodes in Sarajevo, killing 63 and injuring 160
  • R James Woolsey, becomes 16th director of CIA

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Young, English cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49, 17 wickets), dies at 80
  • Joseph L Mankiewicz, American writer/director (All about Eve), dies at 83
  • Marcel L├ęger, Canadian politician, dies at 62
  • Tip Tipping [Tim], stuntman, dies in sky-diving accident at 34
1993 Highlights

About February 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius