On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1993

Historical Events

  • Adm Studeman, serves as acting director of CIA

<b>President Inaugurated</b>President Inaugurated

Bill Clinton (D) inaugurated as 42nd US President

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

<b>President Inaugurated</b>President Inaugurated

Maya Angelou is 1st African American and woman to recite a poem at inauguration of a US President - "On the Pulse of Morning" for Bill Clinton

Author, Poet and Activist Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Activist
Maya Angelou
42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAudrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn, British actress (Roman Holiday), dies of colon cancer at 63

  • Joseph Anthony [Deuster], American playwright, actor, and director (Matchmaker, Tomorrow), dies at 80
  • Mercer McCleod, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 86
1993 Highlights

About January 20, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius