On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1993

Historical Events

  • 14th annual star-athon $24,000,000
  • Polish ferry boat John Heweliusz sinks, 52 killed
  • Soyuz TM-16 launches
  • Turkish journalist and writer U─čur Mumcu is assassinated by a car bomb in Ankara.
  • US men's Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Jade Stern, daughter of radio personality Howard Stern, born in Long Island, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ugur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (Cumhuriyet Murder), dies at 50
1993 Highlights

About January 24, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius