On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1993

Historical Events

  • DC-3 crashes in Kinshasa, killing 12

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAndré the Giant

André the Giant, French pro wrestler (WWF World Heavyweight C'ship 1988; WWF World Tag Team C'ship [with Haku] 1989), dies of congestive heart failure at 49

Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant

1993 Highlights

About January 27, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius