On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1993

Historical Events

  • 55 Kashmiri civilians are killed in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir by Indian Border Security Force units
  • Bill Wyman announces he will leave Rolling Stones
  • Jean Mueller discovers comet Mueller/1993a

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth, arch duch of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein, dies at 70
  • John B "Dizzy" Gillespe, blues trumpeter, dies of cancer at 75
  • Rudolph Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer (Kirov), dies of AIDS at 54
1993 Highlights

About January 6, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn