On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1993

Historical Events

Historic Event

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed in all 50 states of the USA for 1st time

  • West Indies beat Australia 2-0 win cricket's World Series Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Morgan York, American actress, born in Burbank, California

Famous Deaths

  • Eleanor Hibbert, British author (b. 1906)
  • M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor, dies at 85
  • Mia Meijer, Dutch playwright/director (Machine Child), dies
  • Mike Templeton, 2nd person to receive a heart pump, dies at 34
1993 Highlights

About January 18, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn