On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Catskills on Broadway" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 452 performances
  • "Christmas Carol" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 22 performances
  • "Lost in Yonkers" closes at Richard Rodgers NYC after 780 performances
  • "The Comeback", QB Frank Reich leads Buffalo Bills back from a 32-point deficit, to defeat the Houston Oilers 41-38 in overtime in a wild card playoff game, the greatest comeback ever in NFL history
  • "Tommy Tune Tonite!" closes at Gershwin NYC after 10 performances

Treaty of Interest

In Moscow, the Start II arms reduction treaty is signed by George H. W. Bush (USA) and Boris Yeltsin (Russia)

  • Michael Milkin, the "junk bond king", is released from jail after 22 months
  • Musical "Secret Garden" closes at St James Theater NYC after 706 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Most, American sports announcer (b. 1923)
  • Peter Brocco, blacklisted in the 1950's, dies of heart attack at 89
1993 Highlights

About January 3, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn