On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • 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