On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1993

Historical Events

  • 25th NAACP Image Awards: "Boyz n the Hood" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Desmond [Dawson], actress (Sally in Our Alley), dies at 87
  • Freddie Cochrane, American boxer (World Welterweight champion 1941-1946), dies at 77
  • Glenn Corbett, American actor (Shenandoah, Chisum, Midway), dies at 63
  • Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Icelandic strength athlete (b. 1960)
  • Sathasivam Krishnakumar, Sri Lanka commander, commits suicide
1993 Highlights

About January 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn