What Happened on January 12, 1993

Historical Events

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

8th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Ruth Brown; Cream; Creedence Clearwater Revival; The Doors; Etta James; Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers; Van Morrison; Sly and the Family Stone; Dinah Washington; Dick Clark; and Milt Gabler

Sports History

NHL great Mario Lemieux announces that he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Famous Birthdays

Zayn Malik (30 years old)

British pop singer (One Direction, 2010-15 - "Story Of My Life"; solo -"Pillowtalk"), born in Bradford, England

Born in 1993

Famous Weddings

  • MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow

Famous Deaths

  • Carles Mira, Spanish director (Que Nos Quiten Lo Bailao), dies at 45

About January 12, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

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