On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1993

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Hall of Fame

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

Famous Birthdays

Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik, English pop singer (One Direction), born in Bradford, England

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
1993 Highlights

About January 12, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn