What Happened on January 15, 1993

Historical Events

  • 7.5 earthquake strikes northern Japan, killing 2 people
  • Soap opera "Santa Barbara" final show on NBC TV
  • Top mafia leader Salvatore "Toto" Riina arrested in Palermo
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Famous Deaths

  • Henry Iba, American Basketball HOF coach (Olympic gold 1964, 68; NCAA C'ship 1945, 46 Oklahoma State Uni) and executive (AD Oklahoma State 1935-70), dies at 88
  • Huub Jacobse [Hendrik Hubert Jacobse], Dutch politician (VVD), dies at 68
  • Ken Cory, American actor (The Candidate; Without A Trace), dies of AIDS at 51
  • Sammy Cahn [Cohen], American lyricist ("Three Coins in a Fountain"; "High Hopes"; "Call Me Irresponsible"), dies of heart failure at 79

About January 15, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

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