On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77

Famous Birthdays

  • Netta Barzilai, Israeli singer (Eurovision song contest winner 2018), born in Hod HaSharon, Israel

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Bodon, Hungarian-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), dies at 86
  • Kobo Abe, Japanese writer (Wife in the Sand), dies at 68
  • Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author, dies at 75