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 [Glen Edwin Rothenburg], American actor (Route 66; Shenandoah; Chisum), dies of lung cancer at 59
  • 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? 30 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

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